Past Simple – Negation of sentences in English – Exercise 2

Task No. 1249

Negate the first sentence in each task. Write the negations of the verbs in CAPITALS into the gaps.

Use the long forms of the auxiliaries.

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Form of the Past Simple

Welcome to your Past Simple – Negation of sentences in English – Exercise 2

1. Sean SOLD his car. → Sean  his car.

2. They WENT to the cinema last night. → They  to the cinema last night.

3. He CAME for dinner last weekend. → He  for dinner last weekend.

4. She TOOK OFF her jacket. → She  her jacket.

5. The students STOOD UP. → The students .

6. We COMPLAINED to the manager. → We  to the manager.

7. The players shook hands before the match. → The players  hands before the match.

8. John USED a knife to open the box. → John  a knife to open the box.

9. The doctor took Sean's pulse. → The doctor  Sean's pulse.

10. I TOLD you the truth. → I  you the truth.