Participle constructions in sentences – Exercise

Task No. 1089

Put in the verbs in brackets as participles present participle or past participle into the gaps.

Welcome to your Participle constructions in sentences – Exercise

1
He saw his friend (queue) for a bus.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
2
The bus crashed into a car (park) at the corner.
Clue
Passive action so use past participle
3
Petra hurt her leg (run) down the stairs.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
4
Could the owner of the wallet (find) in reception contact Mr. Smith?
Clue
Passive action so use past participle
5
The people (laugh) in the theatre were all very happy.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
6
I heard my mother (gossip) on the phone.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
7
My sister always has her car (wash) at that garage.
Clue
Passive action so use past participle
8
We stood (wait) in the rain.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
9
(look) down from the hill we could see how big the town was.
Clue
Active action so use present participle
10
The criminals drove off in a (steal) car.
Clue
Passive action so use past participle