Solutions for: App 235 / Past Perfect (1)

Revise the Past Perfect with these quick exercises!
Can you fill in the gaps with the past perfect?

What is the past perfect again? We need to use "had" and the 3rd verb form, for example: He had taken the dog for a walk. Or: She had finished her meal.
When do we use the past perfect? We use the past perfect when we want to tell what happend before something else in the past or up to a certain point in the past. For example: He had already finished (past perfect) all his homework when his mother came (simple past) home. For example: He had already finished (past perfect) all his homework when his mother came (simple past) home.
Laura had __________ her meal.

Solution:
finished
He __________ played in the garden when the phone rang.

Solution:
had
Tom had never __________ to London before.
Fill in the 3rd verb form / past participle of "be"
Solution:
been
Lucy had __________ all the bisquits.
Fill in the 3rd verb form / past participle of "eat"
Solution:
eaten
We had __________ the wrong bus!

Solution:
taken
Up to now she always ______________ her homework in time.

Solution:
had done
Lisa had __________ to football training.
Fill in the gap with the 3rd verb form / past participle of "go"
Solution:
gone
He ______________ TV all afternoon.
Fill in the past perfect (two words!) for "to watch"
Solution:
had watched
She had __________ a birthday present for her Mum.

Solution:
bought
They had finally __________ the right house.

Solution:
found
He had __________ to ask her to the cinema for a long time already.
Fill in the gap with the 3rd form of the verb "want"
Solution:
wanted
Up to then I had __________ my bike every weekend.
Fill in the gap with the 3rd verb form of "clean"
Solution:
cleaned
She had __________ him for the first time on the school trip.

Solution:
seen
Her parents had __________ each other long before she was born.

Solution:
met
Lucy had already __________ good-bye to her sister.

Solution:
said