Printable Handout: Past Simple, Progressive Perfect
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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.
He got the job first
He didn't bring the film because he had no plan to
The past perfect is used because 'it was the first time' takes the past perfect
The first verb describes a long action and the second a short one
The past perfect shows that the problems were easily resolved
The studying was interrupted by doing the proper job
The past perfect is used to emphasise the difference between the bank and work before joining it
The speaker was still in the bath when the fight happened
The speaker had given up waiting before the train arrived
They happened in sequence
The speaker had finished reading it when it became successful
The past perfect is used to show that the speaker is negative about the person
The speaker didn't go to the party
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