Grammar Exercises........<<<<<Past Perfect>>>>>

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Grammar Exercises........<<<<<Past Perfect>>>>>

Post  MiStA Fouzi on Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:59 pm

Exercise1


Match the items on down to the items on up.




  1. By the time I got to the stadium
  2. When she got home
  3. Brahim went to see if the president of the municipality had signed his papers
  4. Aicha had a splittering headache
  5. John bought his son a mobile phone

a-she realized she had left the door open.
b-the football match had already started.
c-but the president hadn't come to his office yet.
d-she'd had a sleepless night
e-but he had already bought one when he went to the supermarket.

Exercise2

Put the verbs in the correct form.


1-He.............. ferociously for several months before he was deposed and his army disbanded.(fight)
2-She.............. her children in their artistic endeavours before she took to tennis.(encourage)
3-She .......................the safe before they held the gun to her head.(already/empty)
4-By the time he checked her identity card ,the man ..................down her credit card details.(copy)
5-The prices jacked up because The government.................. tough new import restrictions.(introduce)
6-The Government.................... steps to safeguard the environment before protestors took to the streets.(not/take)
7-They took him to hospital because he.................... for weeks severe side effects from the drug.(suffer)
8-The soldiers massacred even the children because they.................... ordered to shoot any any man on sight.(be)
9-The crowd .................silent before she began to speak.(fall)
10-Her voice got hoarse because she............ all day long.
11-They signed a trade accord with the Americans after they............... with the Chinese.
12-She admitted that ................into the house between midnight and 1 AM.(break)
13-..................... the way home,he'd have come early.(know)
14-If Aicha .....................convinced of his sincerity,she'd not have broken her engagement to him off.(be)
15-It was obvious that his friend ......................him out for few dirhams.(sell)


Exercise3

Match the items on down to the items on up.




  1. It was clear that
  2. If he hadnít been late
  3. He had been working for 25 years in London
  4. He was jailed
  5. I had talked to all of the candidates
  6. When the school year was over


  • the exam results had already been released.
  • because he had pulled a man off his horse.
  • by lunchtime.
  • he had refused to come.
  • he would have given the speech.
  • when he died.
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