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    Exercise "Past simple or present/past perfect - in the garden", created by chocolatcitron (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 1 420 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 50 / 100 Share

    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): beltza / FRANCE, on Friday 13 August - 16:46:
    "I did better this time. Thank you"

    They got a perfect mark

    Stats (1420 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 45.9 %
     The plants had been re-* (to sow) over the years, harmoniously,...

    Question 2 passed: 57 %
     ... some branches had been pruned and the lawn * (to mow) regularly.

    Question 3 passed: 57.8 %
     The peony beds * (to lean) against the low wall which separated the terrace from the garden.

    Question 4 passed: 45.6 %
     The apricot trees * (to shake) their branches under the onslaught of the wind.

    Question 5 passed: 42 %
     The feeders hanging from branches or gallows * (to swing) seeds on the ground that the field mice hastened to nibble.

    Question 6 passed: 39.6 %
     No lavender * (to lie) down, even crushed under the weight of their flowering stems that are the feast for thousands of bees and other pollinating insects.

    Question 7 passed: 43.5 %
     The path was narrowing before leading to an adorable boudoir where flowers * (to light) the place.

    Question 8 passed: 41.4 %
     The stream * (to slide) between the flower beds, in a closed circuit powered by a pump.

    Question 9 passed: 47 %
     Along the latter, the moss * (to spread) blithely on the humus of the rich land.

    Question 10 passed: 44.9 %
     The neighbour's wild vine * (to overgrow) the shrubs of the adjoining hedge, which had caused quarrels.

    Question 11 passed: 45.6 %
     There were wrought ironed arcades, where flower pots * (to hang) and embalmed from morning to evening.

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