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Past Simple with be
Make the past simple (use positive / negative or question):

1. (I / be / at the cinema last night.)


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2. (the children / be / naughty?)
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3. (we / be / in a cafe when you called.)
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4. (I / be / late?)
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5. (she / be / a teacher when she was young.)
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6. (where / we / be?)
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7. (you / be / okay?)
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8. (we / be / too tired?)
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9. (how / the party / be?)
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10. (they / be / late for the interview.)
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11. (you / be / in the garden.)


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12. (what / his name / be?)
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13. (it / not / be / cold.)
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14. (she / be / beautiful?)
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15. (she / not / be my wife at the time.)
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16. (he / be / hungry.)
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17. (why / you / be / late?)
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18. (you / not / be / early.)
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19. (they not / be / in love.)
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20. (we / not / be / in China.)
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Answers:

1. I was at the cinema last night.


2. Were the children naughty?
3. We were in a cafe when you called.
4. Was I late?
5. She was a teacher when she was young.
6. Where were we?
7. Were you okay?
8. Were we too tired?
9. How was the party?
10. They were late for the interview.
11. You were in the garden.
12. What was his name?
13. It wasnt cold.
14. Was she beautiful?
15. She wasn't my wife at the time.
16. He was hungry.
17. Why where you late?
18. You werent early.
19. They weren't in love.
20. We weren't in China.

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