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Category: English tenses

Future in the past.

Read the questions below and decide which answer best fits each space.

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Question 1

I ... to the party, but Peter made me come.

Question 2

When I got to the station, the train ...

Question 3

I ... the report when I noticed some alarming details.

Question 4

The concert ... at 5 p.m. but in fact it started 3 hours later.

Question 5

After many days of suffering, he ...

Question 6

We ... with them, but they finally convinced us.

Question 7

All the problems ... be solved during yesterday's meeting.

Question 8

I knew his aunt ... him any money.

Question 9

I was sure that Kate ... by the time I arrived.

Question 10

He was almost sure he ... his exam.

Question 11

Peter decided he ... to France on holidays.

Question 12

We couldn't be at that party, because we ... abroad the following day.

Question 13

I thought she ... everything by our arrival, but I was wrong.

Question 14

I ... this letter yesterday, but I didn't have enough time.

Question 15

I was sure that after midnight I ...