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Put the verbs in the following sentences into a) the past simple and b) the present perfect

  Example:   
He wins first prize.  a) He won first prize ;  b) He has won first prize
 

 
1.  We light the campfire
  2.  The cathedral withstands the earthquake.
  3.  He pleads not guilty
  4.  She leans out of the window.
  5.  They seek political asylum.
  6.  The kids mistake him for a pop star.
  7.  He rewinds the videotape.
  8.  She quits smoking.
  9.  We overtake them on the motorway.
  10.  They sweep it under the carpet.
  11.  I mislay my keys.
  12.  She weeps crocodile tears.
  13.  He swings the baseball bat.
  14.  They flee the crime scene.
  15.  She babysits every weekend.
  16.  They foresee several problems.
  17.  We overhear their conversation.
  18.  She treads on my foot.
  19.  They fight about money.
  20.  You set new goals.
  21.  The news upset her.
  22.  We spill wine on the carpet.
  23.  The river bursts its banks.
  24.  We let them smoke on the balcony.
  25.  She redoes her makeup.
  26.  They cast him in the leading role.
  27.  They hang two of his paintings in the gallery.
  28.  I tear the page out of the phone book.
  29.  A wasp stings him.
  30.  They broadcast the show live.


 
ANSWERS


 
IRREGULAR VERB DRILLS (1):  Past Simple
IRREGULAR VERB DRILLS (2):  Past Simple and Present Perfect Simple
  VERB DRILLS (3): 
Present Perfect Continuous

 
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  IRREGULAR VERB DRILLS (4): PAST SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT
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Future Perfect
Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Simple or Continuous
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