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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #62479: Past simple
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    Past simple

    Complete the sentences.No contraction.

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    1. It was warm, so I (take)off my coat.
    2. I knew Sarah was very busy, so I (not/disturb) her.
    3. I was very tired, so I (go) to bed very early.
    4. The film was not very good. I (not/enjoy) it very much.
    5. The bed was uncomfortable. I (not/sleep) very well.
    6. Sue was not hungry, so she (not/eat) anything.
    7. We went to Kate's house but she (not/be) at home.
    8. It was hard work carrying the bags. They (be) very heavy.
    9. The window was open and a bird (fly) into the room.
    10. She was in a hurry, so she (not/have) time to phone you.
    11. The hotel was not very expensive. It (not/cost) much.
    12. I was angry because they (be) late.
    13. Mozart (write) more than 600 pieces of music.
    14. We could not afford to keep our car, so we (sell) it.
    15. Ann (spend) a lot of money yesterday.She bought a dress that cost 100 dollars.

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