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    Verbs and Tenses

    Complete with the right verbs.

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    1. Shakespeare (be) a well-known English writer.

    2. Who (bake) that wonderful green bean, rice,and cheese casserole? It was delicious!

    3. Two minutes ago, Pamela (open) the living room window to get a little fresh air.

    4. Last weekend, Mary (teach) Debby to skate.

    5. Yesterday, the children from Miss Grumbacher's class (hug) every animal that they saw in the children's zoo.

    6. Our teacher always (sit) at a desk in front of the class.

    7. Ellen never (lie) in bed for more than five minutes after the alarm has sounded.

    8. The animal control officer issued a warning about Marilyn's dog who has (bite) almost every letter carrier in town.

    9. The student volunteers at the dance marathon for the mothers' March against Birth Defects (drink)twenty-five liters of water after the marathon was over.

    10. The students in our gym class (be) noisy all the time.

    11. Juan, our foreign exchange student from Caracas is lucky because he has (learn) to speak foreign languages very easily.

    12. Mary has (set) the pot of beef stew in the centre of the table.

    13. On our fishing trip to Tehaya Lake, we (catch) thirty-eight rainbow trout.

    14. Pat has (leave) the package at the post office because it was too heavy to carry home.

    15. George has (drive) a delivery truck for several years.

    16. You've never really experienced the country until you have (lie) in the straw on a lazy summer afternoon.

    17. Oscar, dear, don't (set) those wet clothes on the sofa please.

    18. After an unusually hard-fought election compaign, the freshman class has (choose) Susie as its president.

    19. We are getting a little worried about our prize-winning White Leghorn chickens because they haven't (lay) a single egg this week.

    20. Yesterday Celia (lay) her exam on the teacher's desk and left the room.

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