1. Put the verbs In brackets into the present perfect or the simple past tense. In some sentences the present perfect continuous
a). He (break) his leg in a skiing accident last year.
b). Mr Pound is the bank manager. He (be) here for five years.
c). Mr Count (work) as a cashier for twenty-five years. Then he (retire) and (go) to live in the country,
d). You (be) here before?~
yes, I (spend) my holidays here last year.~
you (have) a good time?~
no, it never (stop) raining.
1. Put the verbs brackets into the present perfect or simple past tense. Fill the spaces by repeating the auxiliary used in the preceding verb.
You (see) Mary on Monday?~
Yes, I …
Did you see Mary on Monday?~
Yes, I did.
a). Where is Tom?~
I (not see) him today, but he (tell) Mary that he`d be in for dinner.
b). I (buy) this in Bond Street.~
How much you (pay) for it?~
I (pay) $100.
c). Where you (find) this knife?~
I (find) it in the garden.~
Why you (not leave) it there?
d). I (lose) my black gloves. You (see) them any where?~
No, I`m afraid I … When you last (wear) them?~
I (wear) them at the theatre last night.~
Perhaps you (leave) them at the theatre.
e). Do you know that lady who just (leave) the shop?~
yes, that is Miss Thrift. Is she customer of yours?~
No exactly. She (be) in here several times but she never (buy) anything.
f). He (leave) the house at 8.00.~
Where he (go)?~
I (not see) where he (go).