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

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

Question 3

I ... glasses some years ago.

Question 4

I ... so I stayed at home.

Question 5

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

Question 6

You ... such insulting things.

Question 7

We ... this project without your help.

Question 8

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

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

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

Question 15

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