Exercise 2: English irregular verbs (past simple)

(Practise conjugating irregular verbs in the simple past)

Past simple of irregular verbs – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Fill the gaps with the correct past simple form of the irregular verbs in brackets.

  • Example: “Yesterday Sandy ______ a bikini.” (buy) → “Yesterday Sandy bought a bikini.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still need help with the topic, look at the table of English irregular verbs again. You may also use the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

  1. Why you call me last night? What happened? (do)
  2. Last lesson Marc up and left the classroom. We don’t know why. (stand)
  3. My sisters until twelve o’clock last Sunday. (sleep)
  4. You look very tired. – Yes, last night I to bed very late. (go)
  5. Did you know? My neighbour the lottery some time ago. (win)
  6. Last Saturday I went to the new club in the centre and it so boring. (be)
  7. Last month my friends their house for 1,000,000 dollars. (sell)
  8. Last Christmas I a really nice present. It was very useful. (get)
  9. A burglar broke into our house and our new computer. (steal)
  10. Did you understand what the teacher ? – Yes, I did. (say)

Exercises and explanations related to the ‘Irregular verbs in the past simple’

The following exercises and explanations relate to the topic ‘Past simple of irregular verbs’, their forms and conjugation: