Exercise – Present Perfect Or Past Simple – III

Present Perfect Or Past Simple – III

  1. I ____________________ (to stop) eating McDonald’s for a while, but here I am again. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] stopped [/show_more]
  2. I toured Europe 10 years ago, and went again last month, and wow, Europe ____________________ (really / to change). [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] has really changed [/show_more]
  3. He made a lot of money this year, but he ____________________ (already / to spend) almost all of it. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] has already spent [/show_more]
  4. The actress ____________________ (to eat) two cheeseburgers and felt guilty for the rest of the day. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] ate [/show_more]
  5. What do you think about the band’s style? It ____________________ (to change), but ____________________ (it / to get) better? [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] has changed / has it gotten [/show_more]
  6. Are you still using the stove?          No, I ____________________ (to finish) what I was cooking. You can use it. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] finished [/show_more]
  7. She ____________________ (to try) to run the marathon, but ended up quitting one third of the way through. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] tried [/show_more]
  8. Where are my keys? I ____________________ (to put) them right there and now they’re gone. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] put [/show_more]
  9. Hey, call the fire department. The store across the street ____________________ (to catch? OR to be?) on fire. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is, caught, has caught [/show_more]
  10. The discount store down the street ____________________ (to burn down). Did you hear?          Really? How ____________________ (that / happen)?          Nobody knows for sure yet, but some people think the owner ____________________ (to set) the fire himself to collect the insurance money.  [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] burned down / did that happen / set [/show_more]