Past Perfect – Negations – Exercise

Task No. 4253

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps. Mind the negations.

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Richard realized that he   his passport with him. (not/to take)


Richard realized that he had not taken his passport with him.

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Form of the Past Perfect

  1. The driver at the traffic lights, so the police car chased him. (not/to stop)
  2. The budgie flew away because Jim the window. (not/to close)
  3. When we came home, Frank the ceiling yet. (not/to paint)
  4. Eric his friends, so he was alone on Saturday evening. (not/to invite)
  5. I Olivia for three years before I met her in Spain. (not/to see)
  6. He told me that he to his brother since yesterday. (not/to speak)
  7. Lisa the book, so she didn't understand the film. (not/to read)
  8. The Smiths the new camera, so they could spend the money on new furniture. (not/to buy)
  9. I didn't find my keys because I under the bed. (not/to look)
  10. We enough, so we lost the match. (not/to practise)