Category: English tenses

Present perfect or past simple?

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

Download printable version (pdf)

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