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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #105133: Past simple
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    Past simple

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    1. She (see) a big dog behind the door last night.

    2. Many factories (shut) down at that time as people couldn't pay for their expensive products.

    3. Her hands (shake) terribly when she saw the big snake near the tree.

    4. The policeman (slide) back the box full of gold with all his strength after having examined it.

    5. Jerry (swim) in the river every day when she was on vacation in Sydney last summer.

    6. The scientist (draw) a conclusion that the mouse ate too much last night, which at last led to the stomach disease.

    7. She (lay) the table while the guests were talking in the living room.

    8. The child (hide) under the table, thinking that no one could find him.

    9. Mom (light) the red candle and continued preparing supper.

    10. The government (forbid) people reading the newspaper which might misguide their thoughts.

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