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Тренировочные упражнения. Past Perfect Tense. Средний уровень. Intermediate. Часть первая.

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Усложняем задание и тренируемся определять прошедшие времена, раскрывая скобки в английских сложных предложениях. Для правильного определения прошедшего времени,  надо понимать смысл высказывания, то есть, перевести предложение.  Правильный перевод всегда точно укажет на нужное время.

В следующих сложных предложениях раскройте скобки и поставьте глаголы в нужное прошедшее время Past Perfect Tense или Past Indefinite Tense.

1. We (to hear) that a fire ( to break out) in the neighbouring house.

2. Mary ( to be) on her way to meet her mother whom she ( not to see) for many years.

3. He ( to discover) to his horror that he ( to eat) half a maggot with his last piece of apple.

4. She (to tell) me about everything after her brother (to leave).

5. A friend of mine ( to write) a detective story called Murder in the brewery, although he never (to visit) a brewery in his life.

6. On leaving the hospital John ( to thank) the doctor who (to cure) him of his disease.

7. The little girl ( to ask) what ( to happen) to her ice-cream.

8. His smile ( to be) something she never ( to see) before.

9. Suddenly he ( to realize ) that he ( to see) that face somewhere before.

10. John just ( to finish) reading the letter when the telephone on his desk ( to ring).

11. The house ( to be) much smaller than he ( think) at first.

12. Just at the moment a boy and a girl ( to come) and (to sit) down where the old couple ( to be) before.

13. It (to be) the madman who ( to do) the killing.

14. I ( to keep) silence for a little while, thinking what he ( to tell) me.

15. The wetness of the deck ( tell) him that dew ( fall) in the night.

16. Within a week she ( to know) the fearful mistake she ( to make).

17. The boy ( to refuse) to admit that he ( to steal) the apples.

18. There ( to be) a curious expression on his face I never (see) before.

19. Ann ( to tell) her teacher that her mother ( to help) her with her homework the previous evening.

20. There ( to be) something vaguely familiar about her face but I couldn’t remember where I (to see) her before.

21. Yesterday I was at my friend’s birthday party. His new girl-friend (to be) a complete stranger to me because I ( not to see) her before.

22. He ( to step) forward and there (to appear) in his voice a quality of strenghth that his sister never ( to hear) before.

23. When the taxi ( to arrive), they already ( to finish) packing.

24. When John ( to leave) them Ann and her daughter ( to make) their way to the village.

25. When I was twenty, I ( to go) to London to study English. Before I (to learn) English for five years.

26. Two years ago I  to think) I (to know) English quite well because I (to study) it for five years.

27. The old man (to sit) there when his son (to go) thinking deeply.

28. After I ( to join) the library , I ( to get) the reader’s membership card.

29. When an hour ( to pass) she ( to hear) somebody’s feet coming down the street.

30. I ( to understand ) the true states of affairs before I ( to read ) your letter.

31. About twenty people already ( to arrive) when they ( to enter) the hall.

32. After John ( to read) all the books on the reading-list, he ( to decide) that he was prepared for the examination.

33. John (to be) still in the dining -room talking to Harry, who (to come) round again before breakfast.

34. I ( to come) to London in August. I never ( to be) to a big city before, so everything ( to interest) me very much.

35. The fellow ( to be) sharper than she (to think) , and better-looking than she ( to hope).

36. Last night he (to complete) the experiment which he ( to begin) some months before.

37. He ( to stare) at the boys, remembering the first time he ( to see) them. It (to be) almost three years ago.

38. In the morning all the passengers ( to feel) good after the night they ( to spend) in the comfortable sleeper.

39. They ( to be) friends for some ten years before I (to meet) them.

40. Everybody ( to be) already at the bus station, but the guide ( not to come) yet.

41. George ( to refuse) to give a definite answer before he ( to receive) a letter from his uncle.

42. Mary ( to read) in her husband’s eyes what he ( to want) to say before he ( to say) it.

43. Their friends ( to call) for them before they ( to be) ready.

44. We ( to have) to stay at the  station for the night because we ( to miss) the last train.

45. During my last visit to the picture gallery I ( to find) that I no longer ( to like) the pictures which ( to impress) me before.

Я раскрою скобки и поставлю глаголы в нужном прошедшем времени Past Perfect Tense или Past Indefinite Tense чтобы вы могли себя проверить.

1. We heard that a fire had broken out in the neighbouring house.

2. Mary was on her way to meet her mother whom she hadn’t seen for many years.

3. He discovered to his horror that he had eaten half a maggot with his last piece of apple.

4. She told me about everything after her brother left.

5. A friend of mine wrote a detective story called Murder in the brewery, although he had never visited a brewery in his life.

6. On leaving the hospital John thanked the doctor who had cured him of his disease.

7. The little girl asked what had happened to her ice-cream.

8. His smile was something she had never seen before.

9. Suddenly he realized that he had seen that face somewhere before.

10. John had just finished reading the letter when the telephone on his dest rang.

11. The house was much smaller than he had thought at first.

12. Just at the moment a boy and a girl came and sat down where the old couple had been before.

13. It was the mad man who had done the killing.

14. I kept silence for a little while , thinking what he had told me.

15. The wetness of the deck told him that dew had fallen in the night.

16. Within a week she knew the fearful mistake she had made.

17. The boy refused to admit that he had stolen the apples.

18. There was a curious expression on his face I had never seen before.

19. Ann told her teacher that her mother had helped her with her homework the previous day.

20. There was something vaguely familiar about her face but I couldn’t remember where I had seen her before.

21. Yesterday I was at my friend’s birthday party. His new girl-friend was a complete stranger to me because I had not seen her before.

22. He stepped forward and there appeared in his voice a quality of strength that his sister had never heard before.

23. When the taxi arrived , they had already finished packing.

24. When John had left them Ann and her daughter made their way to the village.

25. When I was twenty I went to London to study English. Before I had learnt English for five years.

26. Two years ago I thought I knew English quite well because I I had studied it for five years.

27. The old man sat there when his son had gone thinking deeply.

28. After I had joined the library , I got the readers’s membership card.

29. When an hour had passed she heard somebody’s feet coming down the street.

30. I had understood true states of affairs before I read your letter.

31. About twenty people had already arrived when they entered the hall.

32. After John had read all the books on the reading-list, he decided that he was prepared for the examination.

33. John was still in the dining-room talking to Harry, who had come round again before breakfast.

34. I came to London in August. I had never been to a big city before, so everything interested me very much.

35. The fellow was sharper than she had thought, and better-looking than she had hoped.

36. Last night he comleted the experiment which he had begun some months before.

37. He stared at the boys remembering the first time he had seen them. It was almost three years ago.

38. In the morning all the passengers felt good after the night they had spent in the comfortable sleeper.

39. They had been friends for some ten years before I met them.

40. Everybody was already at the bus station, but the guide hadn’t come yet.

41. George had refused to give a definite answer before he received a letter from his uncle.

42. Mary had read in her husband’s eyes what he wanted to say before he he said it.

43. Their friends had called for them before they were ready.

44. We had to stay at the station for the night because we had missed the last train.

45. During my last visit to the picture gallery I found that I no longer liked the pictures which had impressed me before.