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