Past Perfect Simple versus Past Simple 4

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
Fill in the correct form of the verb. Choose between the Past Perfect Simple and the Past Simple.

1. The thief (not / to tell) the police how he (to break) into the house.
2. Janey (to go) tot Malta last summer, before that she (never / to be) outside her own village.
3. Before their grandparents (to get) home, they (to eat) all the sweets.
4. Yesterday I (to see) a woman who (to be) in my mother’s class.
5. I (not / to recognize) Jennifer, because she (to cut) her hair very short.
6. No-one (to understand) how the cat (to get) into the car.
7. Tom (not / to play) the game last season, because he (to break) his elbow.
8. I (to arrive) at the station at two o’clock, but the train (already / to leave).
9. I (not / to watch) the film, because I (to see) it before.
10. We couldn’t eat at our favourite restaurant, because we (not / to book) a table.