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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #112571: Past simple
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    Past simple

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    English exercise "Past simple" created by leopold with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from leopold]
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    1. Yesterday, mother and I (go) to the shops as I wanted to buy a new shirt.

    2. The old man (look) ill when I saw him. Poor guy!

    3. I (not/go) to school yesterday. I was too sick to work properly.

    4. The teacher (punish) us when we didn't behave well.

    5. The football match (end) in a draw. It was a good match though.

    6. The hotels (close) early because there was nobody there.

    7. The horse (run) fast and won the race.

    8. Life in the countryside (be) pleasant.

    9. The boat (sail) in bad weather. It was a difficult voyage.

    10. Buses and trains (be) rarely on time.

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