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I have the following sentences. And must choose on of the tences (Past Simple, Past Perfect, Past Continuos, Past Perfect Continuos):

  1. Sally Deedes was walking home late one night. She (be) to a dinner party at her friends' house.
  2. Her friend Mark (offer) to walk home with her, but as she (live) only a mile away, she (tell) him that she would be OK.
  3. She (stop) and (turn) around, but she couldn't see anyone and the footsteps (stop) as well.
  4. She (begin) to feel afraid.
  5. He tried to explain that he (be) worried about her and (decide) to follow her home.

I put next options:

  1. had been
  2. offered, lived, told
  3. stopped, turned, stopped
  4. began
  5. was, decided

But the answers from the keys differ from my:

  1. had been
  2. had offered, lived, had told
  3. stopped, turned, had stopped / stopped
  4. began / was beggining
  5. had been, had decided

Which are correct (are my items possible)? Would you my explaining it to me?

  • Is this question too awkward? – Anthony Voronkov Jan 29 '17 at 19:27
  • I am not a native, so it's realy important for me to know the answer to this question – Anthony Voronkov Jan 29 '17 at 19:28
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    Your answers for 1-4 are fine. I agree with the answer key for 5. – Jim Jan 29 '17 at 21:10

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