Verb forms

December 3, 2012pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate verb forms.

1. I did not ……………………. to see him there. (expect / expected)

2. You need not have ……………………. me up. (woken / wake)

3. I need not …………………………. watered the plants. (have / does)

4. We need not ……………………………. seats – there will be plenty of room. (reserve / reserved)

5. Didn’t you ……………………….. and see Alan yesterday. (go / went)

6. Hasn’t the postman ………………………….. yet? (come / came)

7. Can’t you ………………………… me your pen for a minute? (lend / lent)

8. I opened the door, but I couldn’t see ………………………. (anybody / nobody)

9. James didn’t ………………………. to Susie yesterday. (write / written)

10. I don’t …………………… you have met my wife. (think / thought)

Answers

1. I did not expect to see him there.

2. You need not have woken me up.

3. I need not have watered the plants.

4. We need not reserve seats – there will be plenty of room.

5. Didn’t you go and see Alan yesterday?

6. Hasn’t the postman come yet?

7. Can’t you lend me your pen for a minute?

8. I opened the door, but I couldn’t see anybody.

9. James didn’t write to Susie yesterday.

10. I don’t think you have met my wife.

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