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