Category: Modal verbs

Modal verbs - past.

Read the questions below and decide which answer best fits each space.

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Question 1

Nobody is answering the phone. They ...

Question 2

We ... this project without your help.

Question 3

Where is she? She ... here an hour ago.

Question 4

I ... watch TV after 10 p.m. when I was a teenager.

Question 5

In 1960's every child ... wear an uniform in school.

Question 6

She ... swim very well when she was 10.

Question 7

She passed her exam with flying colours. She ... very hard.

Question 8

He ... your car. I'm sure it was someone else.

Question 9

No wonder you feel sick now. You ... all the cake.

Question 10

I ... to that boring party. It was just a waste of time.

Question 11

You ... such insulting things.

Question 12

They haven't arrived yet. Well, they ... their train.

Question 13

There were so many people in the bus that I ... .

Question 14

I ... glasses some years ago.

Question 15

I ... so I stayed at home.