Past Simple Mixed Exercise 3

The past simple (or simple past) is the most used tense in English to talk about the past. You use this tense for short actions and habits in the past. It’s important that those actions are completely over.

This is an exercise in which you need to fill in the correct form of the verb in the past simple.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Simple Mixed Exercise 3

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verbs in the past simple.
1.
I (to read) that book when I (to be) a child.
2.
They (to help) him when he (not, to pass) his exam.
3.
(my friend, to chop) the big tree in his garden?
4.
She (not, to buy) a new TV.
5.
We (to see) him commit a crime.
6.
Why (you, to steal) that sweater?
7.
We (to talk) about the new safety measures and (to discuss) the possible effects.
8.
The chemistry teacher (to light) a fire to show an experiment.
9.
I (not, to get) why he (not, to pay) me back.
10.
The bananas (not, to be) ripe when my mother (to buy) them.

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