Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the verb given in brackets:
(i) The thief ______ (catch) red-handed.
(ii) A bomb scare ______ (delay) the flight by almost two hours.
(iii) The stadium ______ (reverberate) with dance, music and drama as troupes from different parts of the country ______ (present) a panorama of color and costume.
(iv) I ______ (spend) the whole day yesterday in bed.
(v) Students from different parts of the country ______ (participate) in the program.
(vi) It is true that Jim-Corbett ______ (love) animals but he also ______ (kill) many man-eaters.
(vii) I ______ (learn) Telugu from a friend who ______ (hail) from Andhra Pradesh.
(viii) The bridge across the river ______ (build) some two hundred years ago.
(ix) The wicked people who ______ (smuggle) brown sugar into the town ______ (arrest) yesterday.
Smuggled, Were arrested
(x) Last night, the clouds ______ (thunder) in the sky.
|1. What are the different tenses in English?|
|2. How do I determine the correct tense to use in a sentence?|
|3. What is the difference between simple past tense and past continuous tense?|
|4. When should I use the present perfect tense?|
|5. Can I mix different tenses in a sentence?|