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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #70561: Simple Past Tense
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    Simple Past Tense

    Complete the sentences.

    English exercise "Simple Past Tense" created by sreedhar with The test builder
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    1. I (become) very delighted to know of my friend's success.
    2. A tragedy (befall) on my dear friend and he became utterly depressed.
    3. Though he (beget) many sons , not one truly cares for him.
    4. He , all of a sudden (behold) the most charming scenery he had ever seen in his life.
    5. Several passengers (alight) at the station and all of a sudden the train appeared rather empty.
    6. The children (beseech) their mother to send them for a picnic and the mother could not say no.
    7. The world of ours , today, is (beset) by several problems.
    8. The thief was (bind) pretty well with a strong rope and struggle as he might he just couldn't free himself.
    9. He (bleed) a lot and lost his consciousness.
    10. The child (cling) to its mother on sighting a ferocious dog.
    11. On sighting what appeared to be a ghost, the burglar (flee).
    12. To provide all sorts of comforts to me, my parents (forego) their own needs and pleasures.

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