Past Simple – Negation of sentences in English – Exercise 3

Task No. 1250

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 3

1
Petra RODE a bicycle. → Petra  a bicycle.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
2
The boys CLIMBED a tree. → The boys a tree.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
3
I CUT my finger. → I  my finger.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
4
We FORGOT to lock the door. → We  to lock the door.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
5
My friend LOOKED after the baby. → My friend after the baby.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
6
They TURNED down the music. → They  down the music.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
7
The girl COMBED her hair. → The girl  her hair.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
8
He HELPED in the kitchen. → He  in the kitchen.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
9
They THOUGHT they knew the way. → They  they knew the way.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive
10
I SENT my girlfriend a birthday card. → I  my girlfriend a birthday card.
Clue
Negation: did + not + infinitive