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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #9106: The correct tense.
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    The correct tense.

    Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense.

     Don't use the contraction


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    English exercise "The correct tense." created by felin with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from felin]
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    1. They (build) a new power station at the moment.

    2. When I was buying the stamps somebody (call) my name.

    3. 'What time (Kevin come) ?' 'An hour ago.'

    4. I (not go) to the cinema last night. I was too tired.

    5. Carol invited us to the party but we (not go) . We had other things to do.

    6. I saw Bridget at the museum when I was going to the restaurant but she (not see) me.

    7. 'Where (your parents live) ?' 'In a village near London. They have always lived there.'

    8. She speaks English but she (not speak) French.

    9. Jeff is from London. He (live) there all his life.

    10. My favourite country is Canada. I (be) there four times.

    11. I (never eat) bananas.

    12. 'How long (you study) Photography?' 'For one year.'

    13. 'Where are you going on holiday?' 'I don't know. We (not decide) yet.'

    14. Who (invent) the washing machine?

    15. 'Where's Jill?' 'She (have) lunch at the moment.'

    16. (Terry work) ? No, he is on holiday.

    17. Somebody (steal) my sunglasses at the swimming pool last week.

    18. (she wear) the nice jacket when you saw her?

    19. Where (be) you yesterday?

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