Category: Modal verbs

Modal verbs - past.

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

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Question 1

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

Question 2

Nobody is answering the phone. They ...

Question 3

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

Question 4

We ... this project without your help.

Question 5

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

Question 6

You ... such insulting things.

Question 7

I ... glasses some years ago.

Question 8

I ... so I stayed at home.

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

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

Question 15

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