Past Perfect Negative 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 the negative form of this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Perfect Negative Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct negative form of the verb in the past perfect.
My father (not, to clean) the house before mom got home.
We (not, to take) drugs before going to work.
I (not, to convince) my friend to go to Greece.
They (not, to send) me a letter before they left.
He (not, to cheat) on the test before talking to the teacher.
Our boss (not, to give) us a promotion before he left on holiday.
I (not, to open) the window before a bird got inside.
He (not, to pay) his bills before buying a new house.
They (not, to chop) that tree before the other tree fell down.
She (not, to use) chalk before she started working.

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