The present perfect and the simple past
4 I (lose) my black gloves. You (see) them anywhere?-No, I'm afraid I .... When you last (wear) them?-
I (wear) them at the theatre last'night. -Perhaps you (leave) them at the theatre.
5 Do you know that lady who just (leave) the shop? ~ Yes, that is Miss Thrift. Is she a customer of yours?-
Not exactly. She (be) in here several times but she never (buy) anything.
6 He (leave) the house at 8.00. ~ Where he (go)? -
I (not see) where he (go).
7 He (serve) in the First World War. -When that war (begin)? -It (begin) in 1914 and (last) for four years.
8 Who you (vote) for at the last election? -I (vote) for Mr Pitt. -
He (not be) elected, (be) he? -No, he (lose) his deposit.
9 You (like) your last job? -
I (like) it at first but then I (quarrel) with my employer and he
(dismiss) me. -
How long you (be) there? ~
I (be) there for two weeks.
10 I (not know) that you (know) Mrs Pitt. How long you (know) her? -I (know) her for ten years.