Past Perfect Mixed Exercise 2

The past perfect is a tense in English to talk about events in the past that happened before another action in the past. This means that the action in the past perfect happened in a more distant past.

If you want to read more about this tense, click here. This is where you’ll find an extensive overview of when to use this tense, how to form it and there are also some examples.

This is an exercise about forming this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Perfect Mixed Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the past perfect.
We (to say) some bad things before we got back together.
(I, to sing) badly before they started throwing eggs?
I (to dream) of becoming world champion before I won my first gold medal.
Michael Jackson (to make) it as an artist before he died.
(he, to run) a marathon before he lost his leg?
My friend (not, to sleep) well before she got her baby.
He (to teach) many classes before he got fired.
They (not, to say) what they wanted before I ordered the food.
My cousin (not, to think) about what he wanted to study.
We (to do) some bad things before we got married.

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