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Romance Novel

Use the tip verbs in a proper past tense reading the story about Julie and David.

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Julie (walk)
for hours when she suddenly noticed that the sun (sink)
in the sky.
She
(lose)
track of time because she (think)
about the most important decision she'd ever had to make in her life.
Things
(not, be)
the same between Julie and her fiance, David, since he accepted a job in Paris. They (know)
each other for almost five years, and in that time, they had never argued much. Lately, though, their relationship (become)
stormy.
They
(seem)
to be finding fault with each other and disagreeing about everything.
For the first time, she
(start)
to wonder if she (be)
ready for marriage.
And with the wedding only twenty days away, she
(need)
to make up her mind soon.
Everything in Julie's life
(go)
well until her world fell apart just a month before.
A large company
(offer)
David an important position that would require him to move to France.

As his wife, Julie would have to go, too. Why hadn't he discussed his decision with her?
Although Julie
(always, want)
to live abroad she felt very confused.

Was she ready to move halfway across the world, leaving behind her friends and family and the only home she had ever known?
If the answer was no,
(she, be)
ready to say goodbye to the only man she (ever, love)
?
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Present TensesPresent SimplePresent ContinuousPresent PerfectPresent Perfect Continuous
Past TensesPast SimplePast ContinuousPast PerfectPast Perfect ContinuousPast Tenses Advanced
Romance NovelSherlock Holmes
When vs WhileUsed to
Future TensesFuture SimpleFuture ContinuousFuture PerfectFuture Perfect ContinuousFuture TensesGoing ToGoing To vs Will
Grammar TestsAction VerbsAuxiliary VerbsContractionsDo and MakeSay and TellPhrasal VerbsModal VerbsAdverbs of FrequencyQuestion TagsEcho QuestionsReported Speech
ConditionalsZero ConditionalFirst ConditionalSecond ConditionalFirst or Second Conditional Third ConditionalMixed Conditionals
Tense Versus TensePresent Simple vs Present ContinuousPast Simple vs Present PerfectPast Continuous vs Past SimplePast Perfect vs Past SimplePresent Perfect vs Present Perfect ContinuousWill vs Going ToWill vs Going To For Predictions Future Perfect vs Future Perfect ContinuousMixed TensesTenses Advanced
VerbInversionVerb: To BeIrregular Verbs
Passive VoicePresent Simple PassiveContinuous Tenses PassivePast Simple PassivePerfect Tenses PassiveFuture Simple PassivePassive SummaryGoing to PassiveSay, Believe, SupposeGet + Participle