Verbs exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb.

1. The wind ………………. furiously. (blew / blown)

2. He ……………… to his mother every week. (writes / wrote)

3. My patience …………….. out at last. (wear / wore)

4. In a fit of rage, she ……………… up the letter. (tore / torn)

5. We couldn’t have ………………. a better day for organizing the party. (chose / chosen)

6. The old man was ……………… by a mad dog. (bit / bitten)

7. We ……………….. across the sea. (swam / swum)

8. A portrait of the founder of the company ……………. on the wall. (hung / hanged)

9. She neatly ……………… her books on the table. (lays / lies)

10. The seeds of dissension had already been ……………… (sowed / sown)

Answers

1. The wind blew furiously.

2. He writes to his mother every week.

3. My patience wore out at last.

4. In a fit of rage, she tore up the letter.

5. We couldn’t have chosen a better day for organizing the party.

6. The old man was bitten by a mad dog.

7. We swam across the sea.

8. A portrait of the founder of the company hung on the wall.

9. She neatly lays her books on the table.

10. The seeds of dissension had already been sown.

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