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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #77863: Present perfect or past simple
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    Present perfect or past simple

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    1. My nephew (not be) here for years.

    2. Man (discover) fire more than 3,000 years ago.

    3. How long ago (you send) your remittance?

    4. He (not sleep) in a bed since he became a tramp.

    5. My brother (not teach) maths for months.

    6. I (not win) a medal since the last Olympic Games.

    7. I (not see) you for more than a fortnight.

    8. Since when (you know) him?

    9. My sister-in-law (get) a new job a week ago.

    10. We (light) our pipes half an hour ago.

    11. How long ago (be) the last international book fair?

    12. My servant (leave) me two weeks ago.

    13. I (overhear) that conversation a month ago.

    14. We (not pay) the milkman for over three weeks.

    15. They (visit) Carnaby Street a few days ago.

    16. She (not have) a holiday for four years.

    17. They (settle) down here a month ago.

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