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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1653: Present perfect or preterite?
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    Present perfect or preterite?

    Present perfect or preterite?

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    1. Where's your key? I don't know. I (lose) it.

    2. I (be) very tired, so I lay down on the bed and went to sleep.

    3. Mary (go) to Australia for a while but she's back again now.

    4. 'Where's Ken?'. He (go) out. He'll be back in about an hour.

    5. I did German at school but I (forget) most of it.

    6. I meant to phone Diane last night but I (forget) .

    7. I (have) a headache earlier but I feel fine now.

    8. Look! There's an ambulance over there. There (be) an accident.

    9. They're still building the new road. They (not/finish) it.

    10. 'Is Helen still here'? No, she (just/go) out.

    11. The police (arrest) three people but later they let them go.

    12. Ann (give) me her address but I'm afraid I've lost it.

    13. Where's my bike? It was outside the house. It (disappear)

    14. What do you think of my English? Do you think I (improve) it ?

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