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云云 asked in 社會及文化語言 · 1 decade ago

Past Perfect / Past Perfect Continuous (12Q) PLZ

A] First, say which action happened first, then join the sentences using the words in brackets.

1. He saved a lot of money. Then, he bought a car. (when)

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2. She hung out the washing. Then, it began to rain. (after)

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3. Fiona tidied the house. Then, the children arrived home. (by the time)

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4. The guests left. Then, she started cleaning. (when)

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5. The girls put on their uniforms. Then, they went to school. (before)

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6. The meeting started. Then, the lights went out. (already...when)

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B] Put the verbs in brackets into past perfect or the past perfect continuous.

1. Did you do anything last night?

I went to the gym and I ____________ (just/arrive) home when Michael called me. He said he ____________ (try) to call me for ten minutes before I finally answered the phone.

2. Did you catch any fish on your fishing trip today?

Yes. I ____________ (sit) in the boat for two hours when I caught a huge fish.

3. Did you enjoy the open-air concert yesterday?

The music was good, but the weather was terrible. The concert ____________ (just/start) when suddenly, it began to rain. The musicians ____________ (only/play) for ten minutes. What a shame!

4. Was the house tidy when you got home?

Yes, the children ____________ (dust) the furniture and they ____________ (put away) all of their toys.

5. Why were you so upset this morning?

Well, I ____________ (clean) the house for hours when the children came in with muddy shoes.

6. Why are so late for work this morning?

I am sorry. I ____________ (wait) for the bus for over an hour before if eventualyy arrived.

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  • cyril
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    1 decade ago
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    A1. When he had saved a lot of money, he bought a car.

    A2. After she had hung out the washing, it began to rain.

    A3. By the time Fiona had tidied the house, the children arrived home.

    A4. When the guests had left, she started cleaning.

    A5. The girls had put on their uniforms before then went to school.

    A6. The light went out when the meeting had already started.

    B1. Did you do anything last night?

    I went to the gym and I had just arrived home when Michael called me. He said he had been trying to call me for ten minutes before I finally answered the phone.

    2. Did you catch any fish on your fishing trip today?

    Yes. I had sit in the boat for two hours when I caught a huge fish.

    3. Did you enjoy the open-air concert yesterday?

    The music was good, but the weather was terrible. The concert had just started when suddenly, it began to rain. The musicians had only played for ten minutes. What a shame!

    4. Was the house tidy when you got home?

    Yes, the children had dusted the furniture and they had put away all of their toys.

    5. Why were you so upset this morning?

    Well, I had cleaned the house for hours when the children came in with muddy shoes.

    6. Why are so late for work this morning?

    I am sorry. I had been waiting for the bus for over an hour before if eventualyy arrived.

  • 1 decade ago

    1.When he had saved a lot of money, he bought a car.

    2.it began to rain after she had hung out the washing.

    3.By the time the children arrived, she had tidied the house.

    4.When the guests left, she started cleaning.

    5.The girls put on their uniforms before they went to school.

    6.The meeting had already started when the lights went out.

    1. Did you do anything last night?

    I went to the gym and I just arrived (just/arrive) home when Michael called me. He said he tried (try) to call me for ten minutes before I finally answered the phone.

    2. Did you catch any fish on your fishing trip today?

    Yes. I sat (sit) in the boat for two hours when I caught a huge fish.

    3. Did you enjoy the open-air concert yesterday?

    The music was good, but the weather was terrible. The concert just started (just/start) when suddenly, it began to rain. The musicians have only played (only/play) for ten minutes. What a shame!

    4. Was the house tidy when you got home?

    Yes, the children dusted (dust) the furniture and they put away (put away) all of their toys.

    5. Why were you so upset this morning?

    Well, I have been cleaning (clean) the house for hours when the children came in with muddy shoes.

    6. Why are so late for work this morning?

    I am sorry. I have waited (wait) for the bus for over an hour before if eventualy arrived.

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