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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #114436: Past simple and expressions
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    Past simple and expressions

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    English exercise "Past simple and expressions" created by eos17 with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from eos17]
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    1. I was walking in the forest when I (to find) myself face to face with a bear!

    2. I wonder what happened to Paul. Yesterday he (to have) a long face!

    3. On Sunday he (to win) the marathon by a nose.

    4. Why (to pull / he) faces ? He probably wanted to make us laugh.

    5. Paul (to follow) his nose rather than trust his friend.

    6. Ten years ago, my parents (to pay) through the nose for that old farm!

    7. When I was a little boy, my sister (to lead) me by the nose.

    8. He (to lose) face because of information disclosed by the financial press.

    9. The pupils (to keep) their nose clean in front of the head teacher!

    10. Yesterday evening, I (to tell) him about my project. He laughed in my face!

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