The exam had just finished and the students handed in their papers
He was playing with his gun when he dropped it and shot himself
When he first met her she was working in a garage
When I last saw her she was running along the road looking for a taxi. I asked her where she was going and she muttered ‘Oxford’ but I don’t think she told the truth because she didn’t have any luggage.
After the policeman had viewed the boy, he rang his mother.
It was now 11 p.m. and Jack was worried for 2 hours because he didn’t know where his daughter had been.
The couple had had an argument before they arrived at the reception.
A man arrived at the vet with a dog, who, he said, just had swallowed a ping-pong ball
She handed me back the video, thanked me for letting her borrow it and said that she had enjoyed it very much; however, I knew that she hadn’t watched it because the plastic wrapping was still in place.
He was thirsty because he had had nothing to drink since leaving home.
He stared at her, wondering if she recognized him too. It had been a long time.
After he had taken his son to the station, he went to the office as he didn’t have to be at the airport until 11.00
He felt in his pockets for his cigarettes, although his wife hated him smoking, but he didn’t find them. Then he searched the car but still found no cigarettes. He wondered where they were. Perhaps he didn’t buy any this weekend or perhaps his wife had hid them. Then he remembered where he had left them; he put them into a drawer to stop the baby finding them.
She arrived in Ireland in the middle of September. She was told that Ireland was wet and foggy in the autumn, so she was quite surprised to find that the sun was shining. She asked a passer-by where she could find a post office and he pointed to the corner but said that it had closed at 15.00. If you needed a post office, he said, you arrived too late. However, he told her that she could walk to Dublin where they stayed open until 18.00. He said that he thought she looked tired and offered to give her a lift. She declined. She had never accepted a lift from a stranger and wasn’t about to start it now.
Oefening 16 - simple past past perfect
I didn’t know at that moment that you had waited there for an hour.
She told me that everybody had already left.
A lot of people weren’t aware that an accident had happened.
When you came to this building, I had already worked here for one and a half year.
I saw that she had been crying
It was clear that he hadn’t understood anything from the explanation.