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    Right tense

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    1. The programme (cost) more than one billion since the beginning of the year.

    2. (you /ever/be) to London?

    3. It is the first time he (take) the plane.

    4. She looks upset : she (look) for her purse for over three quarters of an hour.

    5. How long ago (you/place) that order?

    6. We (not hear) from them for quite a long time, I hope there is nothing wrong with them.

    7. I (be) ready for two hours when he finally phoned me to tell me he wasn't coming.

    8. We (work) together for a long time now.

    9. She (wait) for two hours when he finally arrived.

    10. John (live) in New York ever since his wife was sent there on business.

    11. I (never work) so far, but I am very motivated for this job.

    12. She (study) English when she was at University, but she has forgotten most of it now : what a shame!

    13. He (be) unemployed for 6 months when he received their offer.

    14. What did you do last night? We (go) to the cinema.

    15. We have only been to the theatre once since we (move) to London last year.

    16. We can't use room 145 at the moment because the painters (redecorate) it.

    17. Unemployment (rise) since last summer but it seems that the situation is going to improve in the near future.

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