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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #77863: Present perfect or past simple
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    Present perfect or past simple

    Complete the sentences.Don't use contractions.

    English exercise "Present perfect or past simple" created by anonyme with The test builder
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    1. My nephew (not be) here for years.
    2. Man (discover) fire more than 3,000 years ago.
    3. How long ago (you send) your remittance?
    4. He (not sleep) in a bed since he became a tramp.
    5. My brother (not teach) maths for months.
    6. I (not win) a medal since the last Olympic Games.
    7. I (not see) you for more than a fortnight.
    8. Since when (you know) him?
    9. My sister-in-law (get) a new job a week ago.
    10. We (light) our pipes half an hour ago.
    11. How long ago (be) the last international book fair?
    12. My servant (leave) me two weeks ago.
    13. I (overhear) that conversation a month ago.
    14. We (not pay) the milkman for over three weeks.
    15. They (visit) Carnaby Street a few days ago.
    16. She (not have) a holiday for four years.
    17. They (settle) down here a month ago.

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