Simple Past Irregular Verbs (Group 1 & 2)

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  • 1. 

    I see him every day.I ___________ him yesterday.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the present tense, indicating that the action of seeing him happens every day. However, the word "saw" in the answer suggests that the action of seeing him occurred in the past, specifically yesterday. Therefore, "saw" is the correct answer to indicate that the speaker saw him yesterday, which is a past event.

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  • 2. 

    She teaches every day.She ____________ this morning.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "taught" because it is the past tense form of the verb "teach." Since the sentence is in the past tense ("this morning"), the verb should also be in the past tense to maintain grammatical consistency. Therefore, "taught" is the appropriate verb choice in this context.

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  • 3. 

    He buys milk at the supermarket.He_______milk at the supermarket yesterday.

    Explanation
    The given sentence is in the past tense and states that someone bought milk at the supermarket. The word "bought" is the past tense form of the verb "buy," which accurately completes the sentence and matches the tense of the sentence. Therefore, "bought" is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    I go shopping every Saturday.  I ___________shopping last Saturday.

    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the person goes shopping every Saturday. The word "went" is the correct answer as it indicates that the person did go shopping last Saturday, which is consistent with the regular activity mentioned in the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    I hear my alarm every morning. I ________ my alarm this morning.

    Explanation
    The sentence states that the person hears their alarm every morning. Therefore, it can be inferred that the person also heard their alarm this morning.

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  • 6. 

    I think about my family every day.I ___________ about my family yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "thought" because the sentence is in the past tense and the verb "thought" is the past tense form of the verb "think".

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  • 7. 

    I read a book every night.I _____________ a book last night.

    Explanation
    The sentence states that the person reads a book every night. Therefore, it is logical to assume that the person also read a book last night.

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  • 8. 

    He goes downtown every morning. He __________ downtown yesterday morning.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the simple present tense, indicating a habitual action. The word "yesterday" indicates a past time frame, so the correct verb form to use is "went," which is the past tense of "go."

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  • 9. 

    -He eats breakfast every morning.He _________ breakfast this morning.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "He eats breakfast every morning." This implies that he has a regular habit of eating breakfast. Therefore, it can be inferred that he ate breakfast this morning as well. The correct answer is "ate."

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  • 10. 

    I usually sleep in my bedroom. I _________  in the living room last night.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in past tense, and the verb "slept" is the correct past tense form of "sleep." It indicates that the person slept in the living room last night instead of their usual bedroom.

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  • 11. 

    I usually feel happy. I _________sad yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "felt" because the sentence is in the past tense and "felt" is the past tense form of the verb "feel". It is used to describe an emotion or state of being that occurred in the past, indicating that the speaker was sad on a previous occasion.

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  • 12. 

    I run three miles every morning.I _______ five miles yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ran" because it is the past tense form of the verb "run". Since the sentence is referring to an action that happened in the past ("yesterday"), the past tense is required to match the verb tense.

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  • 13. 

    I usually write a paragraph in English every day.I _________ a paragraph yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wrote" because it is the past tense form of the verb "write." In the given sentence, the first part states that the person usually writes a paragraph every day, indicating a habitual action in the present. The second part of the sentence refers to a specific action that occurred in the past, therefore requiring the past tense form of the verb "write," which is "wrote."

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  • 14. 

    I get up at 6:00 every morning. I _______up at 6:30 yesterday morning.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "got" because the sentence is in the past tense and "got" is the past tense of "get". This means that the person in the sentence woke up at 6:30 yesterday morning.

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  • 15. 

     I have homework every day. I _______ a lot of homework last week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the word "had" is the past tense of the verb "have". Therefore, it is used to indicate that the person had a lot of homework last week.

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  • 16. 

    I do my laundry every week.  I ________my laundry last week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did" because it is the past tense form of the verb "do". In the given sentence, the speaker is talking about an action that happened in the past, so the past tense "did" is used to indicate that the laundry was done last week.

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  • 17. 

    I put the money in my wallet. I _________ the money in my wallet yesterday.

    Explanation
    The sentence suggests that the action of putting the money in the wallet occurred in the past. Therefore, the correct answer is "put," as it is the past tense form of the verb "put."

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  • 18. 

    John comes to my house every Saturday.  John ________ to my house last Saturday.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that John comes to the speaker's house every Saturday. Therefore, it can be inferred that John also came to the speaker's house last Saturday, making "came" the correct answer.

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  • 19. 

    I usually sit next to Maria. I _______ next to Elena yesterday because Maria was absent.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sat." The sentence states that the person usually sits next to Maria. However, yesterday Maria was absent, so the person sat next to Elena instead.

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  • 20. 

    The teacher usually stands in front of the class. The teacher __________ in front of the class yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stood" because it is the past tense of the verb "stand." The sentence is in the past tense, indicating that the action of the teacher standing in front of the class occurred in the past.

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