Question 1: I _________ for an hour before he came home
Question 2: ‘Did Alan arrive on time?’
‘No. I ________ for an hour before he arrived’
Question 3: They ________ for hours when they stopped to have lunch
Question 4: The people ________ for an hour before the rescuers came
Question 5: He was not because he ________ in the sun
Question 6: They ________ for half an hour when the doctor came
Question 7: They ______ for three hours when they stopped for a rest
Question 8: ‘Did you stay up late last night?’
‘No. I ______ all day, so I went to bed early’
Question 9: ‘Kim looked tired this morning’
‘I know. She ______ all night long’
Question 10: ‘It’s bad news about Janet crashing her new car, isn’t it?’
‘Yes. She ________ for months to buy it’
Question 11: ‘Did you speak to Kate on the phone last night?’
‘Yes, but I ________ for ages before I finally got through’
Question 12: The athlete ________ for hours and he needed a rest
Question 13: Paul ________ for three hours before he left the disco
Question 14: He was very nervous. He ________ for this moment all his life
Question 15: Sam ______ for his wallet for hours before he found it
Question 16: He was dirty because he ______ in the garden
Question 17: Sarah looked tired because she _______ all morning
Question 18: When you saw us, we __________ for six miles - and we still had a mile to go!
Question 19: George still had five shirts left to iron, even though he ___ all morning.
Question 20: We ________ for 12 hours when he woke us up
Question 21: They ________ at the station for 90 minutes when the train finally arrived
Question 22: We ________ her ring for two hours and then we found it in the bathroom
Question 23: I ________ for a long time, when it suddenly began to rain
Question 24: How long ________ English before she went to London?
Question 25: Frank Sinatra caught the fly because he ________ in the rain too long
Question 26: He ________ less than an hour when he ran out of petrol
Question 27: They were very tired in the evening because they ________ on the farm all day
Question 28: I ________ all day, so I wasn’t tired and went to the disco at night
Question 29: They ________ all day so their legs were sore in the evening
Question 30: Before I came to Northern Europe I ________ snow!
Question 31: When police were investigating the road accident they discovered that the driver ________ 2 road accidents before
Question 32: When we ________ the tour of the city we decided to go and eat in a local restaurant
Question 33: When I got home I realised that while I ________ someone had stolen my wallet!
Question 34: The restaurant was very slow. When we went I ________ all of my meal before my friends’ meals arrived!
Question 35: We ________ for nearly 100 kilometres before we finally found a service station we could stop at
Question 36: I ________ the idea of going to a fitness centre, but when I went to one for the first time last week it was actually pretty fun!
Question 37: We watched the film The Godfather last night. We had seen the film about 3 times before but we watched it again because John ________ it
Question 38: I thanked her for everything she ________ for me
Question 39: I was very tired when I arrived home. I ________ all day
Question 40: The two boys came into the house. They had a football and they were both very tired. They ________ football
Question 41: I was disappointed when I had to cancel my holiday. I ________ to it
Question 42: Ann woke up in the middle of the night. She was frightened and didn’t know where she was. She ________
Question 43: When I got home, Tom was sitting in front of the TC. He had just turned it off. He ________ a film
Question 44: I ________ for 20 minutes when I realised that I was in the wrong restaurant
Question 45: At the time the factory closed down, Sarad ________ there for five years
Question 46: The orchestra ________ for about ten minutes when a man in the audience started shouting
Question 47: I________ along the road for about ten minutes when a car suddenly stopped just behind me
Question 48: Sue was sitting on the ground. She was out of breath. She ________
Question 49: When I arrived, everybody was sitting around the table and talking. Their mouths were empty, but their stomachs were full. They ________
Question 50: She was annoyed with me because I was late and she ________ for a long time