Practice Using the Past Simple Tense | Advanced Verb Tenses
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My car broke down on my way here. I had to call an Uber.
The study revealed no differences in the way males and females solved the math problems.
His heavy drug use as a young man caused serious health problems later in life, which ultimately led to his untimely death.
New Orleans and surrounding areas bore the brunt of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Tragically, nearly 2,000 people lost their lives.
Although I grew up in Virginia, I fell in love with Maui when I was there on vacation in 2015. I left a good job in Virginia and moved to Hawaii a year later.
I don’t feel well. I think I overate last night and didn’t get (or did not get) enough sleep.
I lent him some money, and he never paid me back even though he knew that I needed the money to pay my rent.
When I was in college, I rode my bicycle to class every morning even when it got really cold in the winter.
During the earthquake, the ground shook so hard that people were knocked off their feet.
— Did you go to the Statue of Liberty when you were in New York?
— Not really. We worked the whole time we were there.
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