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Английский progress test

Put each verb in brackets into a suitable tense.
I was on time for my dentist's appointment, but the dentist was still busy with another patient, so I (1) ___ (sit) in the waiting room and (2) ___ (read) some of the old magazines lying there. While I (3) ___ (wonder) whether to leave and come back another day, I (4) ___ (notice) a magazine article about teeth. It (5) ___ (begin): 'How long is it since you last (6) ___ (go) to the dentist? (7) ___ (you go) regularly every six months? Or (8) ___ (you put off) your visit for the last six years?' Next to the article was a cartoon of a man in a dentist's chair. The dentist (9) ___ (say): 'I'm afraid this (10) ___ (hurt).' I (11) ___ (suddenly realise) that my tooth (12) ___ (stop) aching. But just as I (13) ___ (open) the door to leave, the dentist's door (14) ___ (open). 'Next please,' he (15) ___ (call), as the previous patient (16) ___ (push) past me. 'Actually I'm not here to see you, I (17) ___ (wait) for my friend,' I (18) ___ (shout), leaving as rapidly as I could. (19) ___ (you ever do) this kind of thing? Surely I can't be the only person who (20) ___ (hate) the dentist!
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word in bold type
a) There's a party at Mary's house next week. having
Next week ___ party at her house.
b) When you phoned me, it was my lunch time. I
When you phoned me ___ lunch.
c) I started working here three years ago. for
I've ___ three years.
d) Our meeting is tomorrow. a
We ___ tomorrow.
e) I haven't had a Chinese meal for ages. since
It's ___ a Chinese meal.
f) David went home before we arrived. had
When we ___ home.
g) The arrival time of Helen's flight is 8.00. at
Helen's flight ___ 8.00.
h) Hurry up! We'll get to the theatre after the beginning of the play. will
By the time we get to the theatre, the play ___ begun.
i) Oh no! My wallet is missing. lost
Oh no! I ___ wallet.
Put each verb in brackets into a suitable tense.
Moving house
I come from a very large family, and recently my parents (1) ___ (decide) that they (2) ___ (spend) long enough living in an overcrowded house in Birmingham. 'We (3) ___ (move) to the country,' my father (4) ___ (announce) one evening. 'I (5) ___ (sell) this house, and we (6) ___ (live) on a farm.' So last week we (7) ___ (load) all our possessions into two hired vans, and for the last few days we (8) ___ (try) to organise ourselves in our new home. Yesterday, for example, my three brothers and I (9) ___ (start) painting the downstairs rooms. Unfortunately while I (10) ___ (mix) the paint, one of my sisters (11) (open) ___ the door. Nobody (12) ___ (tell) her that we (13) ___ (be) in the room, you see. So instead of painting the walls, we (14) ___ (spend) all morning cleaning the paint off the floor. But worse things (15) ___ (happen) since then. This morning when I (16) ___ (wake up), water (17) ___ (drip) through the ceiling next to my bed. We (18) ___ (spend) today so far repairing the roof. It's not all bad news, though. The school in the village nearby (19) ___ (close down) two years ago, and my parents (20) ___ (not find) another school for us yet.