Simple Past Tense Exercises 2


A. Complete the sentences, put the verb into the correct form, positive or negative. (simple past tense)


1. I was so hungry that I everything I found in the fridge. (eat)

2. I such a terrible headache yesterday that I had to leave the office early. (have)

3. I woke up late this morning, so I the bus. (miss)

4. I to my teacher as she didn't have time. (speak)

5. While I was walking down the street, I a twenty-dollar bill. (find)

6. Sue a cold because she wasn't eating very healthy. (catch)

7. Since Helen hard enough, she failed in the exam. (study)

8. The last time I to bake a cake was decades ago. (try)

9. We all the party very much. (enjoy)

10. I to see my dentist yesterday. (go)

11. I think someone my wallet from my backpack. (steal)

12. Since I forgot to study, I a good grade on the exam. (get)


B. Complete the exercise with the verbs inside the box. (simple past tense - positive or negative)

retirelikevisitorder
paintbrushbeuse
didn't havemisunderstandbringwrite

13. Shakespeare more than 100 sonnets.

14. The movie so boring that I fell asleep.

15. Did you your teeth yesterday?

16. I had to the stairs as the elevator broke down.

17. Last Saturday, we a big art gallery in Paris.

18-19. Monet usually outdoors because he light and color.

20-21. Before I I was so busy that I much time to spend with my family.

22-24. I steak and salad at the restaurant yesterday but the waiter

me and he me a slice of pizza.



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