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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #109219: Past perfect simple or v-ing
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    Past perfect simple or v-ing

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    1. My father (to have) cancer before he passed away.

    2. Emma (to spend) 3 years in high school before she graduated.

    3. He (to go) out with her for over three years when she left him.

    4. Before Abraham Lincoln died, the civil war (to end).

    5. I (to wait) there for thirty minutes when she arrived.

    6. How long (to work /you) there before you were fired?

    7. You (to pass) your exam before moving to New York.

    8. She (to read) the book, that's why she understood the movie.

    9. I (to think) about this exam for weeks.

    10. Jake was so tired because he (to study) the entire week!

    11. We (to have) this house for years before it fell down.

    12. This car (to belong) to Sean before Karen bought it.

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