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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #28718: Past tense
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    Past tense

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    1. We (manage) to put out the fire by throwing water on it.

    2. Jane and John saved and saved and finally they (manage)to buy the house of their dreams.

    3. I phoned you yesterday, but I (not/can) get an answer. Where were you?

    4. The neighbours were having a row, and I (can) hear every word they said.

    5. (can) you speak French before you moved to Paris?

    6. I went for a ten-mile run last Saturday.It nearly killed me! I (not/can) move on Sunday !

    7. The police (manage) to find the man who had stolen my car, he was sent into prison.

    8. My grandfather (can) speak four languages.

    9. When you got to the top of the mountain we (can) see around for miles.

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