Упражнения Present Perfect

Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense: Present Perfect, Present Perfect
Continuous or Simple Past.
1. I (buy) a new house last year, but I (not sell) my old house yet, so at the moment I have two houses.
2. When Ann (be) on her way to the station it (begin) to rain. Ann (run) back to her flat for her umbrella, but this (make) her late for her train.
3. I’m sorry I’m late, (you, wait) long?
4. At 7 a.m. Charles (ring) Peter and (say), “I’m going fishing, Peter. Would you like to come?” “But it’s so early,” (say) Peter. “I (not have) breakfast yet. Why you (not tell) me last night?”
5. Tom (meet) Paul at lunch time . and (say), “I (not see) you at the bus stop this morning. You (miss) the bus?” “I (not miss) it,” (reply) Paul. “I (not miss) a bus for years. But this morning George (give) me a lift.”
6. Those two men (stand) outside the house for over two hours. Do you think we should call the police?
7. Ann (go) to Canada six months ago. She (work) in Canada for a While and then (go) to the United States.
8. You look tired. I think you (work) too hard lately and you (not/get) enough fresh air and exercise.
9. Peter (try) to come in quietly but his mother (hear) him and (call) out, "Where you (be)? Your supper (be) in the oven for an hour.”
10. Annie’s clothes are very dirty. What (she/do)?” “She (play) in the garden.”
11. Mary (be) in Japan for two years. She was working there and liked it very much. — How she (go) there? — She (go) by air.
12. Bill usually has breakfast at 8.00. Yesterday at 8.30 Peter (meet) Bill and (offer) him an apple. “No, thanks,” (say) Bill. “I just (have) breakfast.”
13. I (read) his books when I was at school. I (enjoy) them very much.
14. The clock is slow. — It isn’t slow, it (stop).
15. He (not smoke) for two weeks. He is trying to give it up.
16. The actors (arrive) yesterday and (start) rehearsals early this morning.
17. It (be) cold this year. I wonder when it is going to get wanner.
18. You (lock) the door before you (leave) the house?
19. You (wear) your hair long when you were at school? — Yes, my mother (insist) on it. But when I (leave) school I (cut) my hair and (wear) it short ever since.
20. Sally and her boy friend Peter (go out) together since last winter.
21. The concert (begin) at 2. 30 and (last) for two hours. Everyone (enjoy) it very much.
22. We (miss) the bus. Now we'll have to walk.
23. He (break) his leg in a skiing accident last year.
24. Mr Count (work) as a cashier for twenty-five years. Then he (retire) and (go) to live in the country.
25. You (be) here before? — Yes, I (spend) my holidays here last year. — You (have) a good time? — No, it never (stop) raining.
26. Where is Tom? — I (not see) him today, but he (tell) Mary that he’d be in for dinner.
27. Where you (find) this knife? — I (find) it in the garden. —: Why you (not leave) it there?
28. I (lose) my black gloves. You (see) them anywhere? — I’m afraid I.... When you last (wear) them? — I (wear) them at the theatre, — Perhaps you (leave) them at the theatre.
29. He (leave) the house at 8.00.—Where he (go)? — I (not see) where he (go).
30. Why you (not bring) me the letters for signature? You (not type) them yet?
31. Tom: You (sunbathe)? Mary: Don’t be ridiculous! It (rain) all day.
32. You (finish) checking the accounts? — No, not quite. I (do) about half so far.
33. How you (get) that scar? — I (get) it in a car accident a year ago.
34. I(make) cakes. That is why my hands are all covered with flour.
35. I (not know) that you (know) Mrs. Pitt. How long you (know) her? — I (know) her for. ten years.
36. You (hear) his speech on the radio last night? — Yes; I... — What you (think) of it?
37. I (not know) that you (be) here. You (be) here long? — Yes, I (be) here two months. — You (be) to the Cathedral? — Yes, I (go) there last Sunday.
38. You ever (try) to give up smoking? — Yes, I (try) last year, but then I (find) that I was getting fat so I (start) again.
39. Peter: You (telephone) for ages. You not nearly (finish)? Jack: I (not get) through yet. I (try) to get our Paris office but the line (be) engaged all morning.
40. You (see) today’s paper? — No, anything interesting (happen)? —Yes, two convicted murderers (escape) from the prison down the road.
41. Mary (feed) the cat? — Yes, she (feed) him before lunch. — What she (give) him? — She (give) him some fish.
42. How long you (know) your new assistant? — I (know) him for two years. — What he (do) before he (come) here? — I think he (be) in prison.
43. Ann (fail) her driving test three times because she’s so ba4 at reversing., But she (practise) reversing for the last week and I think she (get) a bit better at it.
44. I (not see) your aunt recently.—No. She (not be) out of her house since she (buy) her colour TV.
45. How long, that horrible monument (be) there? — It (be) there six months. Lots of people (write) to the Town Council asking them to take it away but so far nothing (be) done.
46. Tom is convinced that there is gold in these hills but we (search) for six months and (not see) any sign of it.
47. How long you (be) out of work? — I’m not out of work now. I just (start) a new job. — How you (find) the job? — I (answer) an advertisement in the paper.
48. Peter (be) a junior clerk for three years, lately he (look) for a better post but so far he (not find) anything.
49. He (lose) his job last month and since then he (be) out of work. — Why he (lose) his job? — He (be) rude to Mr Pitt.
50. Her phone (ring) for ten minutes. I wonder why she doesn’t answer it.
51. I just (be) to the film “War and Peace”. You (see) it? —No, I.... Is it like the book? — I (not read) the book. — I (read) it when I (be) at school. — When Tolstoy (write) it? — He (write) it in 1868. — He (write) anything else?
52. I (bathe). That’s why my hair is wet.
53. You (book) your hotel room yet? — Well, I ( write) to the hotel last week but they (not answer) yet,
54. Mary (cry)? — No, she (not cry), she (peel) onions.
55. He walked very unsteadily up the stairs and his wife said. “You (drink)!”
56. Peter: You (see) any good films lately? Ann: Yes, I (go) to the National Film Theatre last week and (see) a Japanese film. Peter: You (like) it? — Ann: Yes, I (love) it, but of 'course I (not understand) a word.
57. Father: Tom (not come) back yet? Mother: Yes, he (come) in an hour ago. He (go) straight to bed. Father: Funny. I (not hear) him.
58. You (be) to Cornwall? — Yes, I (be) there last Easter. — You (go) by train? — No, I (hitch-hike).
59. When I (be)seventeen I (start) my university course. —When you (get) your degree? — Oh, I (not get) my degree yet; I’m still at the university. I only (be) there for two years.
60. You look exhausted! — Yes, I (play) tennis and I (not play) for years, so I’m not used to it.
61.The man (stand) at the bus stop for half an hour. Shall I tell him that the last bus already (go)?
62. I wonder if anything (happen) to Tom. I (wait) an hour now. He often (keep) me waiting but he never (be) quite so late as this.
63. I hope you’re enjoying your visit to England. You (meet) any Englishmen yet? — Yes, I (meet) a man called Smith at a party last night. — What you (talk) about? — We (talk) about the weather.
64. Ann: Hello, Jack! I (not see) you for ages! Where you (be)?
Jack: I (be) in Switzerland. I (mean) to send you a postcard but I (not have) your address with me.
Ann: Never mind. You (have) a good time in Switzerland? How long you (stay) there?
Jack: I just (get) back. Yes, I (enjoy) it thoroughly.! (ski) all day and (dance) all night.
Ann: I (ski) when I (be) at the university, but I (break) a leg five years ago and since
then I (not do) any.

65. Kate: You (be) to Hampton Court?
Jane: Yes, I (go) there last week. The tulips (be) wonderful.
Kate: You (go) by car?
Jane: No, I (go) with my English class. We (hire) a coach.
Kate: Where else you (be) since you (come) to England?
Jane: Oh, I (be) to Stratford and Coventry and Oxford.
Kate: You (see) a lot. When you (go) to Stratford?
Jane: I (go) last week. The people I work for (take) me.
Kate: You (see) a play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre when you (be) at Stratford?
Jane: Yes, we (see) Macbeth. We were very lucky. We just (walk) in and (ask) if they
(have) any returned tickets, and the girl at the box office (say), “Yes, a man just (return) three stalls.”
Kate: You (be) to Wales?
Jane: No, I (be) to Scotland but I (not be) to Wales. I’d like to go.

66. There (be) a very good programme on TV last night. You (see) it? — No, I (take) my set back to the shop last week
because there (be) so much distortion; and they (say) it (need) a new part. They (not be able) to get the new
part so far, so I (not watch) television for about ten days.

67. A: Do you do much travelling?
B: Yes, I like to travel.
A: What countries (visit, you)?
B: Well, I (be) in India, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Nepal [ni'pɔːl] among others.
A: I (be, never) in any of those countries. When (be, you) in India?
B: Two years ago. I (visit, also) many of the countries in Central America. I (take) a tour of Central America about six years ago.
A Which country (visit you)?
B: Guatemala[gwɑːti'mɑːlə], El Salvador [elSælvædɔː], Honduras [hɒnˈdjʊərəs], and Nicaragua
[nɪkəˈrægjʊə] I (want, always) to travel to other countries, but I (have not) the opportunity
to travel extensively. I (go) to England six years ago, but I (go not) anywhere since then.

68. Rachel: Hello, Bob.
Bob: Hello. I (not see) you for a long time.
Rachel: I (see) you in town two or three weeks ago, but you (not see) me. I (be) on a bus.
Bob: Well, how are things? Are you still living over the shop?
Rachel: No, I (move) now. I (find) a super flat just before I went on holiday. I (be) there three months.
Bob: ...you (pass) your driving test yet?
Rachel: Yes, I have. I (pass) in October. I (not buy) a car yet, though. But what about
you, Bob? ... anything exciting (happen) to you lately?
Bob: No, not really. My mother (not be) very well for a few months now.
Rachel: Oh, dear. I'm sorry to hear that.
Bob: And my brother’s out of work.
Rachel: ... he (leave) school in the summer, then?
Yes. He (not do) very well in his exams and he (not find) a job yet. .
Are you still working at Scott’s?
Bob: Yes. They... just (give) me a pay rise.
Rachel: Well, that’s one piece of good news.

69. Jill phones Pam at the office.
Jill: How long you (work) for Barnett & Company?
Pam: For three weeks, since the beginning of August. Jeff (know) Graham Barnett since their college' hours.
Jill: Do you like the work?
Pam: Yes, but it’s very hectic here. I (type) letters — three hours and I (not finish)
yet. I (not have) a cup of tea since breakfast at 7, and! (not smoke) a cigarett since
after breakfast.
Jill: Cigarettes? But you don’t smoke! (you, start) smoking again?
Pam: Yes, unfortunately.
Jill: And how long you (smoke) again?
Pam: For three weeks, since I (start) work in this hectic office.

70. Carol: Do you want a magazine?
Tom: No thanks I (read) them all.
Carol: Oh, how long (you/wait)?'
Tom: I feel as if I (wait) for hours but I suppose I (only be) here for fifteen minutes.
Carol: What time is your appointment?
Tom: I (not/make) an appointment. I (just/drop in) 1 on the off-chance of seeing someone.
Carol: Have you got bad toothache then?
Tom: Yes, it (give) me trouble for over a week now.
Carol: (you/be) to the dentist before?
Tom: No, it’s the first time I (ever/be) here.
Carol: Well, I (come) here for about five years. They’re very good.
Tom: (you/just/come in) for a check-up?
Carol: No, I (lose) a filling so it needs replacing.
Woman: Mr Hill, the dentist will see you now. (you/fill in) the card yet?
Tom: Yes, I (already/give) it to the receptionist. Woman:Thank you. Perhaps you could go to Surgery 2. Mr Sharp is ready for you.
Carol: Good luck.

71. Ann Jones is one of the most interesting people I (meet): she is only twenty-five,
but she (travel) to over fifty different countries. Five years ago, she (be) a typist in
Birmingham, but she (decide) to give up her job and see the world. Since then her life
(change) completely.
The first time she (go) abroad was seven years ago, when she (be) just eighteen. She
(take) a boat to France and then (hitchhike) around Europe for five weeks. She (visit)
Europe many-times since that first trip, of course, but this holiday (be) the one which
(make) her start travelling. She (never forget) 'the excitement of those five weeks —
although it was not all enjoyable. When she (be) in Munich, somebody (steal) her purse;
she (lose) all her money, and (have) to work in a restaurant for a fortnight. She (make)
some good friends there, however, and (return) several times since then.
How did she find the money for her travels? After her first trip abroad, she (go) home and
(work) for two years, saving all the time. Now she travels continually, finding work when
her money gets low. She (make) a lot of friends, she says, and (learn) quite a few
languages. Although she (have) occasional difficulties and (often/be) sick, she
(never/think) about giving up her travels. “The first time I (go) abroad (change) my
life,” she says, “and I (want) to travel ever since.”

Keys:

Exercise II, p. 62
1 bought, haven’t sold
2 was, began, ran, made
3 have you been waiting
4 rang, said, said, haven’t had, didn’t you tell
5 met, said, didn’t see, did you miss, didn’t miss, replied,
haven 4 missed, gave
6 have been standing
7 went, worked, went
8 have, been working,
haven’t been getting
9 tried, heard, called, have you been, has been
10 has she been doing, has been playing
11 has been, did she go; went
12 met, offered, said, have just had
13 read, enjoyed
14 has stopped
15 hasn’t smoked
16 arrived, started
17 has been
18 did you lock, left
19 did you wear, insisted, left, cut, has. worn
20 have been going out
21 began, lasted, enjoyed
22 have missed
23 broke
24 worked, retired, went
25 have you been, spent, did you have, stopped
26 haven’t seen, told
27 did you find, found; didn’t you leave
28 have lost, have you seen, haven’t, did you, last wear, wore, left
29 left, did he go, didn’t see, went
30 haven’t; you brought, haven’t you typed
31 have you been
sunbathing, has been raining
32 have you finished, have done
33 did you get, got
34 have been making
35 didn’t know, knew, have you known, have known
36 did you hear, did, did you think
37 didn’t know, were, have you been, have been, have you been, went
38 have you ever tried, tried, found, started
39 you’ve been telephoning, haven’t you nearly finished,
haven’t got, have been trying, has been engaged
40 have you seen, has anything interesting? happened, have escaped
41 has Mary fed, fed, did she give, gave
42.have you known, have known, did he do, came, was
43. has failed, has been practising, has got
44 haven’t seen, hasn’t been, bought.
45 has that horrible monument been, has been, have
written, has been
46 have been searching, haven’t seen
47 have you been have just started, did you find, answered
48 has been, has been looking, hasn’t found
49 lost, has been, did he lose, was
50 has been ringing
51 have just been, have you seen, haven’t, haven’t read, read, was, did Tolstoy write, wrote, has he written
52 have been bathing 53 have you booked, wrote, haven’t answered
54 has Mary been crying, hasn’t been crying, has been peeling
55 have been drinking
56 have you seen, went, saw, did you like, loved, didn’t understand
57 hasn’t Tom come, came, went, didn’t hear
58 have you been, was, did you go, hitch-hiked
59 was, started, did you get, haven’t got, have only been
60 have been playing, haven’t played 61 has been standing, has already gone
62 has happened, have been waiting, has often kept, he has never been
63 have you met, met, did you talk/were you talking, talked/ were talking

64 haven’t seen, have you been, have been, meant, hadn’t/didn’t have,
did you have, did you stay, have just got, enjoyed, skied, danced,
skied, was, broke, haven’t done

65 have you been, went, were, did you go, went, hired,
have you been, came, have been, have seen, did you go, went, took, did you see, were, saw,
walked, asked, had, said, has just returned, have you been, have been, haven’t been

66 was, did you see, took, was, said, needed, haven’t been able, haven’t watched

67 have you visited, have been, have never been, were you, have also visited, took, have you visited,
have always wanted, haven’t had, went, haven’t gone

68 haven’t seen, saw, didn’t see, was,
have moved, found, have been, have you passed, passed,
haven’t bought, has anything...
happened, hasn’t been, did he leave, didn’t do,
hasn’t found, have just given

69 have you been working, has known, have been typing, haven’t finished, haven’t had, haven’t smoked,
have you started, have you been smoking, started

70 have read, have you been waiting, have
been waiting, have only been, didn’t make, just dropped in, has been giving, have you
been, have ever been, have been coming, have you just come in, have lost/lost, have you
filled in, have already given

71 have met, has travelled, was, decided, has changed, went,
was, took, hitch-hiked, has visited, was, made, has never forgotten, was, stole, lost,
had, made/ has made, has returned, went, worked, has made, has learnt, has had, has often
been sick, has never thought, went, has changed, have wanted

 

III. Translate from Russian into English.
1. Тебе не придется идти в кассу. Я уже заказал билеты по телефону.
2. Где ваш брат? Я
давно не вижу его. — Он сейчас живет во Франции. Они эмигрировали три года назад.
3. Я давно видела эту пьесу. Я уже забыла ее.
4. Ты уже перевел текст? — Нет еще. В нем слишком
много незнакомых слов.
5. Вы хорошо знаете город. Как долго вы живете в Лондоне? — С 1985
года. 6. Могу я поговорить с мистером Смитом? Он только чтo вышел.
7. Я звоню ей с трех часов, но ее нет дома.
8. Я никогда не был в Риме и с нетерпением жду поездки туда в мае.
9. Почему вы пропустили занятия по английскому языку в четверг? — Я уезжал в командировку.
10. Поезд из Варшавы уже пришел? — Нет, он прибывает через полчаса.
11. Сколько лет ты уже живешь в общежитии?— Два года.
12. Целый вечер моя жена пишет письма. Она написала уже пять
писем.
13. Вы когда-либо бывали в Вашингтоне? — Да, я ездил в Вашингтон пять лет назад. Там
проходила конференция по правам человека, и я делал доклад.
14. Где Анна? — Она вышла погулять час назад и еще не вернулась.
15. В библиотеке было много народу, и я решил пойти туда вечером.
16. Она выглядит очень усталой.
— Ничего удивительного. Последнее время она
очень много работает.
17. Я хотел посмотреть этот фильм на прошлой неделе, но смог посмотреть его только вдера.
18. Как долго ты здесь находишься?
— С пяти часов.
19. Я не вижу Лену последнее время.
— Я тоже.
20. Что ты читаешь? — “Унесенные ветром."
Это очень интересная книга. Ты читал ее?
— Нет еще.
21. Где Николай? Я жду его уже целый час. — Я видел его в библиотеке минут десять назад.
22. Мы не виделись с Виктором с тех пор, как были в театре в последний раз.
23. Когда дети вернулись из школы?—Часа три назад. —
Они уже сделали уроки? — Нет еще. Сейчас они отдыхают.
24. Я потерял ключи. Вы их не видели? —
Посмотрите на том письменном столе. Там лежат два ключа. Возможно, они ваши.
25. Пойдем Погуляем. — К сожалению, не могу. Я еще не написал сочинение.
26. Нина чем-то огорчена.— Да, она готовилась к экзамену целую неделю, но получила тройку.
27. Где ты был вчера вечером? — Я ходил навестить своего друга. Он уже две недели болеет.
28. Раз или два раза в месяц я получаю письма от родителей. Но в прошлом месяце я не получал письма
от них и очень волнуюсь,
29. Мы уезжаем рано утром. Я заказал такси, чтобы не опоздать на поезд.
30. Наконец, я нашел справочник. Я искал его везде.
31. Ты уже уложила вещи? Мы выезжаем
через час.
32. Мы выполняем лабораторную работу уже полчаса. Некоторые студенты уже
закончили ее.
33. Вы уже переехали на новую квартиру? — Нет, мы переезжаем на следующей неделе.
34. Кого ты ждешь? —Марию. — Ты давно здесь стоишь? — Около двадцати минут.
35. Пока мисс Грин печатала письмо, мистер Уэст просматривал документы.
36. Когда ты уезжаешь в Рим? — Через неделю. Я уже заказал билет на 15 мая.
37. Я никогда не был в Китае, но я был в Японии. В прошлом году я ездил туда в командировку.
38. Я печатаю документы уже час, но еще не закончила печатать их.
39. Вы давно живете в Минске?— Нет, мы переехали в Минск два года назад.
40. Что ты делаешь? — Выполняю домашнее задание.
41 . Когда они вернулись из Москвы?—Вчера вечером. — Они принимали участие в выставке, не так ли?
— Да, и выставка им очень понравилась.
42. Вы бывали здесь раньше?
— Да, я провел здесь свой отпуск в прошлом году.
— Вы хорошо провели время?
— Да, погода была хорошая, было весело.
43. Извини, что я опоздал. Ты давно ждешь?
44. Виктора сегодня нет на работе. Он уже две недели болеет.
45. Ты не знаешь, они уже заказали номер в гостинице? — Думаю, что да.
46. Что ты делала все утро? — Работала в саду. Я только что пришла.
47. Ты видел сегодня Роберта? — Да, он недавно приходил сюда и вскоре ушел.
48. Ты купил продукты, о которых я просила? — Да, я ходил за покупками, после обеда.
49. Экзаменаторы уже пришли; три студента уже готовятся отвечать.
50. Я никогда не забуду вашу доброту. Вы всегда были так внимательны ко мне.
51. Я знаю его много лет; он всегда был мне хорошим другом.
52. Где вы купили этот чудесный ковер? — Он у меня с тех пор, как я переехал на эту квартиру.
Я купил его три года назад в Центральном универмаге.

keys

1. You won’t have to go to the booking-agency. I have already booked the tickets by
telephone.
2. Where’s your brother? I haven’t seen him for a long time.
— He lives (is living) in France now. They emigrated three years ago.
3. I saw this play long ago. I’ve already forgotten it.
4. Have you translated the text yet?
— Not yet. There are too many unknown words in it.
5. You know the city very well. How long have you lived/have you been living in London?
— Since 1985.
6. Can I speak to Mr Smith?
— He has just gone out.
7. I’ve been calling her since three o’clock, but she is out.
8. I have never been to Rome and I’m looking forward to going there in May.
9. Why did you miss your English class on Thursday?
— I went away on business.
10. Has the train from Warsaw come yet?
— No, it is coming in half an hour.
11. How long have you lived/have you been living in the hostel?
— For two years.
12. The whole evening my wife has been writing letters. She has already written five letters.
13. Have you ever been to Washington?
— Yes, I went to Washington five years ago.
There was a conference on human rights there, and I made a report.
14. Where’s Ann? — She went out for a walk an hour ago and hasn’t come back yet.
15. There were a lot of people in the library, and I decided to go there in the evening.
16. She looks very tired. — No wonder. She’s been working very hard lately.
17. I wanted to see this film last week, but I was able to see it only yesterday
18. How long have you been here? — Since five o’clock.
19.1 haven’t seen Helen lately. — Neither have I.
20. What are you reading?
— “Gone with the Wind”. It is a very interesting book. Have you read it?
— Not yet
21.  Where’s Nick? I’ve been Waiting for him for an hour.
— I saw him in the library about ten minutes ago.
22. I haven’t seen Victor since we were at the theatre last time.
23. When did the children come back from school?
— About three hours ago.
— Have they done their homework yet?
— Not yet. They are having a rest now.
24. I have lost my keys. Haven't you seen them?
— Look at that desk. There are two keys there. Perhaps, they are yours.
25. Let’s go out for a walk.
— I’m sorry? but I can’t. I haven’t written my composition yet.
26. Nina looks upset.
— Yes, she has been preparing for the exam for a week, but she has got a satisfactory mark.
27. Where were you yesterday evening?
— I went to see my friend.
He has been ill for two weeks.
28. Once or twice a month I get letters from my parents.
But last month I didn’t get any letters from them and I’m worried.
29. We’re leaving early in the morning. I’ve booked a taxi in order not to miss the train.
30. I have found the reference book at last. I’ve been looking for it everywhere.
31. Have you packed the things yet? We’re leaving in an hour.
32. We have been doing the laboratory work for half
an hour already. Some of the students have already finished it.
33. Have you moved to your new flat yet?
— No, we’re moving next week.
34. Who are you waiting for?
— Mary.
— Have you been standing here long?
— About twenty minutes.
35. While Miss Green was writing a letter, Mr West was looking through the documents.
36. When are you leaving for Rome?
— In a week. I have already booked a ticket for the 15th of May.
37. I have never been to China, but I’ve been to Japan. Last year I went there on business.
38. I’ve been typing the documents for an hour already, but I haven’t finished typing them.
39. Have you lived/ Have you been living in Minsk for a long time?
— No, we moved to Minsk two years ago.
40. What are you doing?
— I’m doing my homework.
41. When did they come back from Moscow?
— Yesterday evening.
— They took part in the exhibition, didn’t they?
— Yes, and they liked the exhibition very much.
42. Have you been here before?
— Yes, I spent my holiday here last year.
— Did you have a good time?
— Yes, the weather was nice, we had a lot of fun.
43. I’m sorry I’m late. Have you been waiting long?
44. Victor isn’t at work today. He has been ill for two weeks already.
45. Do you know whether they have booked a room at the hotel?
— I think they have.
46. What have you been doing all morning?
— I’ve been working in the garden. I’ve just come in.
47. Have you seen Robert today?
— Yes, he came here not long ago and soon left.
48. Have you bought the foodstuffs I asked you to buy?
— Yes, I went shopping after dinner.
49. The examiners have come already; three students are getting ready to answer.
50. I shall never forget your kindness. You have always been so considerate to me.
51. I’ve known him for many years; he has always been my good friend.
52. Where did you buy this wonderful carpet?
— I’ve had it since I moved to this flat. I bought it at the Central Department Store three years ago.


Материалы использованы из учебного пособия,Л.П. Христорожденственская Английский язык практический курс "Intermediate" Минск, "Попресс", 1998г.

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