Exercises: Keys

Put the verbs between brackets in the correct tense:

1- Last week I lost the key that he had given me.

2- Yesterday when I arrived at the cinema, the film had already started.

3- Last month the lights went off because we had not paid the electricity bill.

4- When their mother came back home one hour ago, the children had been watching TV for more than two hours.

5- Last month, the workers did not stop the strike until the boss had agreed to raise their wages.

6- A month ago, as soon as people had heard the news on the radio, they took to the streets protesting against the rise in oil prices.

7- When I was having a walk yesterday, I came across an old friend of mine. I had not seen him for the last six years.

8- If he had not driven so fast last week, he would not have had that terrible accident.

Join the pairs of the sentences with the linking words:

1- Some women beggars prefer wearing veils in order not to be recognized.

2- Jane saved money in order to buy a present for Harry.

3- Sue lowered the volume on the TV set so that she would not disturb her roommate.

4- Harry left early in order not to miss the bus.

5- He tried to hide the broken vase so that he might not be punished.

6- I went to bed early so as not to be tired in the morning.

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