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2 Write the verbs in brackets in the Past Perfect Simple or Past Perfect Continuous.
0 She looked tired because she had been running (run) for two hours.
1 I couldn’t open the suitcase because I had lost (lose) the key.
2 She had a good tan because she had been sitting (sit) in the sun all morning.
3 Paula couldn’t use her debit card because she had forgotten (forget) her PIN number.
4 We had been waiting (wait) for over an hour before the repair truck arrived.
5 When the policeman asked for my ID card, I said I had left ( leave) it in my hotel.
6 Their boots were dirty because they had been playing ( play) football all morning.
7 I couldn’t stop the car because the brakes had failed (fail).
8 The garden was all white because it had been snowing (snow) heavily all night.
9 She started to cry when I told her her dog had died (die).
10 I got to work late because I had woken up ( wake up) late that morning.
4 Write which types of activity the sentences describe.
a) temporary activity b) permanent activity
c) finished activity d) unfinished activity
e) single event f) repeated or prolonged event
0 Mike is always making jokes. f - repeated or prolonged event
1 He’s painting my bathroom. d - unfinished activity
2 He was born in Colombia. e - single event \ a -permanent activity ??? ( I am not sure)
3 She never stops talking! f - repeated or prolonged event
4 Her parents live in Portugal. a -permanent activity
5 I’ve had four cups of tea! c - finished activity
6 Then she dropped the bag. e - single event
7 Linda was writing a business letter. a - temporary activity
8 She sings like a bird. b - permanent activity
9 I’ve finished the first part. c - finished activity
10 He’s broken the wine glass! c - finished activity
5 Complete the sentences using used to or would.
0 I used to be very enthusiastic. I would arrive at the office at 7 o’clock every morning.
1 Every spring they would organise a flower show in the village.
2 They used to live in that little cottage on the hill.
3 Every time it rained, we would take our chairs into the house.
4 My grandmother used to have black hair.
5 This village used to be in Russia but now it’s in Ukraine.
6 How much did \ would you use to pay for a cinema ticket in 1942? ( I have some doubts)
7 She used to be called Linda Green until she married Mr Brown.
8 My parents would carry me home in their arms.
9 He used to be very good at maths but now he’s hopeless!
10 My uncle used to have lots of hair on his head.
5/6 did...use to, 4/6 single, 4/1 temporary?