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

I ... glasses some years ago.

Question 3

You ... such insulting things.

Question 4

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

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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

Question 9

I ... so I stayed at home.

Question 10

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

Question 11

We ... this project without your help.

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

Nobody is answering the phone. They ...

Question 15

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