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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #115476: Past perfect V-ing
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    Past perfect V-ing

    Complete the sentences.Mind the last question.

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    1. We (to sing) for 2 hours when the neighbours asked us to stop.

    2. You (to wait) at the airport the whole afternoon when the plane finally arrived.

    3. The thieves (to try) to open the treasure chest for twenty minutes when the police caught them.

    4. I (to cook) for years before I discovered the divine recipe of golden chicken.

    5. They (to practise) for a very long time in order to sing so well.

    6. I (to drive) in the wrong direction for an hour before I noticed my mistake.

    7. He (to work) as a carpenter for 5 years before he changed job.

    8. She (to walk) on the hill for a while when it began to rain.

    9. At 11 o'clock, I (to run) for two hours.

    10. Jennifer and Sarah were friends. They (to know) each other all their lives.

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