Participle constructions in sentences – Exercise

Task No. 2519

Put in the verbs in brackets as participles present participle or past participle into the gaps.

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I talked to the man   the newspaper.


I talked to the man reading the newspaper.

  1. He saw his friend (go) out with Sue.
  2. The bus crashed into the blue car (drive) down the hill.
  3. Peter hurt his leg (do) karate.
  4. The umbrella (find) at the bus stop belongs to John Smith.
  5. The people (dance) in the street are all very friendly.
  6. I heard my mother (talk) on the phone.
  7. My uncle always has his car (wash).
  8. We stood (wait) for the taxi.
  9. (look) down from the tower we saw many people walking in the streets.
  10. The people drove off in a (steal) car.