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Underline the Verbs and Arrange Them in Two Columns, Past and Earlier Past. - English

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 Underline the verbs and arrange them in two columns, Past and Earlier past.

(a) My friends set out to see the caves in the next town, but I stayed at home, because I had seen them already.

(b) When they arrived at the station, their train had left. They came back home, but by that time I had gone out to see a movie!

(c) So they sat outside and ate the lunch I had packed for them.

(d) By the time I returned, they had fallen asleep!

Past

Earlier past

   
   
   
   

 

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Solution

(a) My friends set out to see the caves in the next town, but I stayed at home, because I had seen them already.

(b) When they arrived at the station, their train had left. They came back home, but by that time I had gone out to see a movie!

(c) So they sat outside and ate the lunch I had packed for them.

(d) By the time I returned, they had fallen asleep!

Past

Earlier past

set out

had seen

stayed

had left

arrived

had gone

came

had packed

sat

had fallen

ate

 

returned

 
Concept: English Grammar
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