Past Simple Negative Exercise 2

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 on how to form the past simple in negative sentences.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Simple Negative Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the negative form of the past simple.
1.
I (not, to cheat) on the English exam.
2.
My friend (not, to buy) a new TV just to watch Friends.
3.
They (not, to convince) their boss to give them a raise.
4.
Our boss (not, to pay) his taxes so he will be in trouble.
5.
My sister (not, to steal) an apple pie.
6.
Our father (not, to give) us any money for our birthday.
7.
It (not, to work) for us.
8.
She (not, to keep) her promise.
9.
The hooligans (not, to respect) the rules.
10.
I (not, to clean) the house because I was not expecting any company.

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