1. My parents didn't go to the movies last night because ______________ a movie the night before.
A: What was Mrs. Lee doing in her garden this morning?
B: She ______________ her plants.
3. Albert was very tired last night because ____________ all day.
A: Did Helen enjoy discussing politics last night?
B: Yes. She ___________ in a long time.
A: Has Pamela ever been to Paris?
B: Yes. She ________ there last year.
6. Sam had trouble flying a kite last weekend because __________ never flown one before.
7. I didn't want to go swimming yesterday because I __________ swimming the day before.
8. By the time I got there, the game ______________
9. Harry's wife had already finished eating dinner when he __________ home.
10. James ___________ that his shirt was dirty until after dinner.
A: Why didn't you go to New York last year?
B: We didn't want to. _____________ to New York the previous year.
12. ________ Jerry arrived, we'd already left.
13. Monica enjoyed going fishing yesterday because she ____________ in a long time.
14. By the time I got to the boat, it _____________ away.
15. The bank had unfortunately closed by the time _______________ .