Verb Forms Worksheet 1
Choose the correct form of the verb in parentheses for each
1. Our new dog has just (tear) the entire Sunday paper to shreds.
2. The judges of the class song contest havenít (choose) a winning entry.
3. Until 1875, no one had ever successfully (swim) the English Channel.
4. The temperature has (rise) twenty-one degrees since six a.m.
5. Mother has (freeze) quarts and quarts of blueberries for the winter.
6. My new watchstrap has (break) after just four days.
7. Mattie Vernon has (steal) more bases than any other player.
8. Several English sovereigns have never actually (wear) the crown of England.
9. According to the last election returns, Mayor Smithís lead over his opponent has (shrink) to only a few hundred votes.
10. Tenors have almost always (sing) the heroesí roles in opera.
11. The Tigers have (swear) revenge against the Spartans in their return match.
12. Davy Crockett (begin) his political career at the age of thirty.
13. The coach has (speak) to our parents and obtained their permission for our overnight stay in Westfield.
14. Mel has (throw) the shot more than forty feet.
15. Oh, Iíve (tear) my new skirt.
16. Caroline is the most selfish person I have ever (know).
17. At the warning bell, all the students (begin) to pick up paper scraps.
18. Has an American ever (run) the mile in less than four minutes?
19. When the bell had (ring) three times, we knew we were to be dismissed from school.
20. Our puppy has (grow) eight inches in the last two months.
21. Have you (write) the sense-impression composition for English?
22. The oriole has (steal) some string from the garden for its nest.
23. I donít think the wind has ever (blow) harder than it did during last Augustís hurricane.
24. Have you ever (wear) wool next to your skin?
25. Many cities have (arise) on the ruins of Homerís Troy.
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