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Category: English tenses

Present perfect or past simple?

Put each verb in brackets into the present perfect or the past simple.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. I (lose) my wallet yesterday and now I have no money.2. My younger brother (break) the TV-set some days ago. Since then we can't watch any films.3. It's the second time she (win) this competition.4. Paul (get) cold during Friday's match. He won't be able to play next game.5. Mum, I (already do) my homework. Can I go to the cinema now?6. This day is one of the most exciting I (ever have) in my life.7. I can't take part in tomorrow's game. I (break) my leg.8. I (read) 100 pages so far.9. I (live) here for 10 years.10. At last I (finish) my book.11. I (never see) such a beautiful girl.12. (you repair) theTV-set yet?13. Have you done your homework son? Yes, I (do) it yesterday.14. Is there any milk left? No, your dad (drink) all yesterday.15. It's the first time I (see) this film.