Category: Modal verbs

Modal verbs - past.

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

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Question 1

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

Question 2

Nobody is answering the phone. They ...

Question 3

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

Question 4

You ... such insulting things.

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

We ... this project without your help.

Question 8

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

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

I ... so I stayed at home.

Question 14

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

Question 15

I ... glasses some years ago.