ESL BLUE(s)   Trip to Mexico: all tenses   


Fill the blanks with the correct form of the verb in parentheses. Look at the examples below:                 (Main Index)
  • My friends Aki and Bob are very lucky.

  • At this very moment they        on a beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (lie)

  • I wish that I        on a beach too. (lie)   
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    1. They      Montreal at the beginning of the month.
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    (leave)

    2. That means that they      gone for over two weeks.
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    (be)

    3. They don't spend much money when they travel, which is fortunate, since neither of them      much money. They are both students.
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    (have)

    4. Bob speaks fluent Spanish and Aki      Spanish since September, so I'm sure they've made a lot of new friends.
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    (study)

    5. I      three postcards since they left, so they haven't forgotten me.
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    (receive)

    6. In the latest postcard I received from them they describe a little adventure they had while they      Acapulco.
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    (visit)

    7. They were in their hotel room one evening, getting ready to go out, when an earthquake   .
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    (strike)

    8. Bob      a shower at the time and had to grab onto the towel rail.
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    (have)

    9. Aki was standing on the balcony outside and, when the whole building began to shake, she      on for dear life to the guard rail.
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    (hang)

    10. As soon as the first tremors ceased, Bill      out of the shower into the bedroom.
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    (run)

    11. He      safer in the bedroom than in the bathroom.
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    (feel)

    12. He didn't feel safe for long, however. While he      inside his backpack for some clean clothes, there was another series of tremors.
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    (look)

    13. In a panic he rushed out of the room and into the hotel lobby. Aki      him there a few minutes later, completely naked, looking and feeling like a complete idiot.
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    (find)

    14. I'm sure they      many other adventures like this since they left Montreal. They always seem to have adventures.
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    (have)

    15. I really envy them. I wish I      down there with them.
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    (be)

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