Put the following verbs into the past tense. (Auxiliaries are used both by themselves
as part of certain forms and tenses of ordinary verbs.)
Usehad toas the past tense ofmustanddidn’t needas a past tense ofneedn’t.
1He isn’t working hard.
2She doesn’t like cats.
3I can’t say anything.
4We must read it carefully.
5He won’t help us.
6He can lift it easily.
7It isn’t far from London.
8Isn’t it too heavy to carry?
9He needn’t pay at once.
10He hopes that Tom will be there. (He hoped . . .)
11How much does this cost?
12He says that Ann may be there. (He said . . 🙂
13How old is he?
14Do you see any difference?
15I do what I can.
16How far can you swim?
17I must change my shoes.
18Tom dares not complain.
19I don’t dare (to) touch it.
20Have you time to do it?
21Are you frightened?
22Must you pay for it yourself?
23The letter needn’t be typed.
24We hope that he’ll come. (We hoped. . .)
25He says that she may not be in time. (He said that she . . .)
26Do you understand what he is saying? I don’t.
27There are accidents every day at these crossroads.
28She thinks that it may costЈ100.(She thought that it . . .)
29Doesn’t Mr Pittknow your address?
30They aren’t expecting me, are they?
31He thinks that the snakes may be dangerous, (see28)
32She wants to know if she can borrow the car. (She wanted to know if…)
33Can’t you manage onЈ100a week?
34Tom is certain that he will win.
35Can you read the notice? No, I can’t.
36I don’t think that the bull will attack us.