1. Put the verbs in the past perfect simple or continuous. Do NOT use contractions.
• He had a wedding ring on his finger. He .......... (marry) Betty the day before.
• His eyes were red. I could see she ............(work) long hours.
• She was so tall and mature. She ............(grow up) a lot since our last meeting.
• They were late because they ............(meet) an old friend of theirs on the way.
• The roads were really slippery. It .......... (snow) all night long.
• He claimed he ........... (break) his leg by accident.
• Their hands were almost bleeding. They ........ (dig) the garden for hours.
• The teacher wanted to know how long they .........(learn) for the exam.
• She refused to go to the cinema because she ........... (see) the film, so she knew it.
• When Mark came home, his wife ........... (fix / already) dinner, so they could eat it together.

2. . Choose the best option.
• I for them when somebody knocked on the door. ............(was waiting/ had waited)
• They to come, though they couldn't. ...............(were wanting/wanted)
• My parents for almost an hour and were not tired. .............(were walking/had walked)
• When I the forms I handed them to Paul. ............(had filled out/ was filling out)
• He was injured because he the horse. .........(had fallen off/ was falling off)

3. Form appropriate words using the prompts given (e.g. 'study' - 'student').
• They are ............. (credible) rich - I can't even imagine such wealth.
• She is a very .......... (sense) girl; she will never act foolishly or irresponsibly.
• We were waiting for a long time when he ........ (event) came.
• That teacher is ....... (notoriety) for coming to work much too late.
• There is a ............ (short) of water in this region.
• That rude boy didn't even have the ......... (court) to apologize to his parents, let alone neighbours.
• If a bird gets into the ........... (machine) of a plane, it may completely destroy it.
• This building can't be accessed by anybody in a ........ (wheel) who is unable to take a few steps.
• At my cousin's wedding I met quite a few ........ (relate) .
• You need to go to baggage ........... (claim) for your suitcases.

4.Fill the gaps with the correct forms of the words or phrases in brackets. (Use Past Simple or Past Perfect, active or passive).
• By the time we .......... (come) home, everything ......... (steal) .
• I .......... (recall) where I ............(leave) my purse.
• In the car I ........ (realize) I ......... (forget) my passport.
• I .......... (forget) that I ........... (leave) the door open.
• I ......... (tell) them that I ......... (never / see) him before.
• They ........ (explain) that all the files ......... (delete) .
• They ........... (steal) the car that I ....... (park) in front of the house.
• The small mistake that I ........ (notice) in her essay ........ (correct) the next day by another teacher reading the paper after me.
• By the time we ....... (get) there, everyone ...... (leave) .
• The computer ......... (infect) several times before I ..........(install) an anti-virus program.


1

Odpowiedzi

Najlepsza Odpowiedź!
2010-04-06T21:00:45+02:00
1.
had married
had been working
had grown up
had met
had been snowing
had broken
had been digging
had been learning
had seen
had already fixed

2.
was waiting
wanted
were walking
was filling out
had fallen off

3.
incredibly
sensitive
eventually
notorious
shortness (ale lepiej brzmi scarcity)
courtesy
machine (?)
powiedziałbym - at wheel
relatives
claim

4.
came, had been stolen
recalled, had left
realized, had forgotten
told, had seen
explained, had been deleted
stole, had parked
had noticed, was corrected
got, had left
had been infected, installed