Irregular Verb Exercises:

Past Simple

In these irregular verb exercises for the past simple with answers you can test your knowledge of the simple past tense. 

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Irregular Verb Exercises:

Past Simple 

  1. The teacher very stressed about her job (to become)

  2. She so quickly I couldn’t understand (to speak)

  3. Yesterday my friend me to the bank (to drive)

  4. They ages to deliver my pizza last night  (to take)

  5. The school us a really difficult exam (to give)

  6. The manger not happy about staff arriving late (to be)

  7. He the meat as soon as he got home (to freeze)

  8. The local council up the posters yesterday (to put) 

  9. They early as usual (to be)

  10. She all her money on the weekly shopping (to spend)

  11. The thieves all her jewellery (to steal)

  12. I very little about physics at school (to understand)

  13. He his finger yesterday while chopping fruit (to cut)

  14. My wife a lovely dress last night (to wear)

  15. I a terrible cold while on holiday (to catch)


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