Past Perfect – Sentences – Exercise

Task No. 1260

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences in Past Perfect. Do not use contracted forms.

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Form of the Past Perfect

Welcome to your Past Perfect – Sentences – Exercise

1
He in Spain before he went to Italy. (to live)
Clue
had lived - regular verb
2
After we the wine, Sean came in. (to drink)
Clue
had drunk - irregular verb
3
Before I went to the doctor, I him to make an appointment. (to phone)
Clue
had phoned - regular verb
4
After they their sandwiches, they carried on playing cards. (to eat)
Clue
had eaten - irregular verb
5
Jake helped his father in the garden because his mother him to. (to tell)
Clue
had told - irregular verb
6
We thought the children were asleep because they so quiet. (to be)
Clue
had been - irregular verb
7
Before we left the village, we good bye to everyone. (to say)
Clue
had said - regular verb
8
After Martin , he got dressed. (to shower)
Clue
had showered - regular verb
9
Susan changed her dress because her brother juice on it. (to spill)
Clue
had spilt - irregular verb
10
By the time the play began, all my friends . (to arrive)
Clue
had arrived - regular verb