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