Right Forms of Verbs

Right Forms of Verbs

1. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Two friends and a bear)

Once upon a time two friends were (a) ---------- (pass) by a forest. They  were (b) ---------- (talk) about their love for each other. Suddenly a bear  (c) ---------- (come) there. The first friend  (d) ---------- (climb) up a tree. The later could not (e) ---------- (climb) up a tree. He did not find any way. He  (f) ---------- (lie) down on the ground and feigned death. The bear smelt his ears, nose and face. He  (g) ---------- (think) him to be dead. Then the bear  (h) ---------- (go) away.


2. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Thirsty crow)

A crow was very thirsty and  (a) ---------- (want) to drink water. It (b) ---------- (flow) from one place to another in search of water and at last found a jar in a garden. There was some water in the jar but it  (c) ---------- (be) too low down and out of his reach. The crow tried to  (d) ---------- (turn) the jar over and over again but it had no effect. Then it decided to fly away in despair. As it was leaving the jar, it  (e) ---------- (notice) a heap of pebbles nearby. It hit upon a plan then and  (f) ---------- (take) some pebbles. Then it  (g) ---------- (drop) the pebbles into the jar. As each pebble went down, the water in the jar (rise) up little by little. When the water came to the mouth of the jar crow  (h) ---------- (drink) it.


3. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (The Pied Piper of Hamelin)

A long time ago the town of Hamlin in Germany was faced with a great problem. It (a) ---------- (become) full of rats. The people of the town  (b) ---------- (come) to the town hall. They said to the Mayor to  (c) ---------- (do) something about rats. The Mayor  (d) ---------- (call) a meeting of the councilors. The Mayor and the councilors  (e) ---------- (talk) abut the problem. But they (f) ---------- (find) a way out. At that moment there  (g) ---------- (be) a knock at the door. The Mayor said, “Come in”. The stranger  (h) ---------- (enter) the hall.


4. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Honest Farmer)

There lived a farmer in a village. He  (a) ---------- (have) a few acres of land. The lands  (b) ---------- (yield) him some crops. With that he  (c) ---------- (support) his family with difficulty. So he always thought how he could add to his income. One day he  (d) ---------- (walk) through the fields. While  (e) ---------- (walk) he came across-a purse of gold. He thought that it might have  (f) ---------- (be) dropped by a passer-by. However, he  (g) ---------- (pick) it up and carried it home. He  (h) ---------- (show) it to his wife.


5. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (The Cap-Seller and the Monkeys)

Once a cap-seller was (a) ---------- (go) to a distant market. On the way, he (b) ---------- (sit) under a big tree and slept off. There were many monkeys on the tree. They came down and (c) ---------- (take) the caps away. Waking up, the cap-seller was (d) ---------- (shock) to see his basket empty. To his surprise, he saw the monkeys (e) ---------- (wear) them. He found that monkeys were imitating him. So, he started (f) ---------- (throw) his cap down. The monkeys also did so. The cap-seller (g) ---------- (collect) all the caps, put them back in his basket and (h) ---------- (go) away happily.


6. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Do Not Quarrel)

Once there (a) ---------- (live) a farmer who had three sons. They always (b) ---------- (quarrel) with each other. Their parents told them to (c) ---------- (stop) but they didn’t listen to their advice. One day the farmer (d) ---------- (tell) his sons to bring five sticks and a rope. He (e) ---------- (make) a bundle of the sticks and told his sons to break it. They tried and tried but (f) ---------- (fail).At last he untied the sticks and gave one stick each. Now they could easily break the sticks. Then the farmer (g) ---------- (say), “If you remain united like the sticks, you will be very strong, and none can harm you”.  After that the sons stopped (h) ---------- (quarrel).


7. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Abu Ben Adhem)

Once upon a time there (a) ---------- (be) an honest and pious man. His name was Abu Ben Adhem. He was once  (b) ---------- (sleep) peacefully. Suddenly he  (c) ---------- (wake) up and saw an angel. The angel was writing the names of persons who loved God. He  (d) ---------- (ask) the angel if his name was there. In reply, the angel  (e) ---------- (say) that his name was not there. Abu then requested him to put his name in the list because he  (f) ---------- (love) mankind and his fellow brothers. The angel  (g) ---------- (take) down his request and went away. He again  (h) ---------- (appear) the next night and showed Abu that his name was at the top of the list.


8. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (A Crow and a Snake)

A snake lived in a hole at the foot of a tree. High up on its branches  (a) ---------- (be) the nest of a crow. The crow  (b) ---------- (have) four young chicks in its nest. Whenever the crow would leave the nest to bring food for its chicks, the snake would climb up and eat one. In this way the snake  (c) ---------- (eat) up three of the chicks. The crow at last thought of a plan (d) ---------- (get) rid of its enemy. It stole an expensive necklace of the princes from the royal palace and  (e) ---------- (drop) it into the snake's hole after scattering a few rubies here and there. The king became very angry at the loss and sent out men (f) ---------- (look) for the necklace. In course of time they  (g) ---------- (notice) the scattered rubies near the hole. They dug the hole, (h) ---------- (kill) the snake, and took the necklace.


9. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (A Liar Beggar) 

Once there lived a beggar in a city. He could not earn much by  (a) ---------- (beg).So he thought how he (b) ---------- (add) to his income. One day an idea  (c) ---------- (cross) his mind. He thought that he would have more money if he  (d) ---------- (pretend) to be dumb. So one day he  (e) ---------- (paint) the word 'dumb' on a board. He (f) ---------- (hang) it round his neck. Another beggar also  (g) ---------- (live) in the city. He was very jealous of him. He wanted (h) ---------- (teach) him a good lesson.


10. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Androcles)

Once upon a time there  (a) ---------- (live) a young man named Androcles. He (b) ---------- (catch) by a slave merchant who sold him to a rich man. His master was very bad and  (c) ---------- (inflict) heavy torture on him. Androcles was very home-sick. One day he  (d) ---------- (flee) from his master's house and took shelter in a cave. In the evening a lion  (e) ---------- (enter) the cave. The lion seemed wounded as it  (f) ---------- (groan). It came near Androcles and lifted its paw. He took the lions paw in his hand and  (g) ---------- (remove) a big thorn from it. The lion  (h) ---------- (relive) from its pain.


11. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Sheikh Saadi and the Robbers)

Once sheikh Saadi (a) ---------- (go) to Bagdad with a group of rich merchants. He had a bundle of books and some money with him. The merchants had their goods and a lot of money. They (b) ---------- (travel) for twelve days without any trouble. On the thirteenth day a gang of robbers  (c) ---------- (attack) them. The robbers  (d) ---------- (take) away all the goods and money from the merchants. Then the leader of the robbers  (e) ---------- (come) to Saadi. He ordered Saadi (f) ---------- (give) all he had to him. Sheikh Saadi (g) ---------- (hand) him the bundle of books and also the little money he had without any fear. Saadi then said, “I hope that you  (h) ---------- (make) good use of these books.”


12.   Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Aesop)

Once there was a man  (a) ---------- (name) Aesop in Greece. He was famous for his fables on moral lessons. He was a slave in his early days but he was very religious minded. Once he  (b) ---------- (sell) to a farmer who was lazy. On the first day Aesop found that his master  (c) ---------- (not say) his morning prayer but slept till sunrise. He  (d) ---------- (wake) his master but he  (e) ---------- (not leave) his bed. He asked Aesop to go to the field  (f) ---------- (work) for him. Aesop woke his master next day too. But the master  (g) ---------- (become) very angry and gave him a bag of barley. He told him to go to the field and  (h) ---------- (sow) the seeds.


13. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Hatem Tai)

Long ago there lived a very kind and generous man in Yemen. The name of that man  (a) ---------- (be) Hatem Tai. He was not rich but he  (b) ---------- (be) very hospitable. People  (c) ---------- (praise) him more than a king. One day the king  (d) ---------- (give) a dinner. The guests praised the king. So the king  (e) ---------- (feel) happy and proud. But the guests praised Hatem Tai also. This  (f) ---------- (make) the king angry. So the king  (g) ---------- (want) to (h) ---------- (remove) him from the world.


14. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Two crows and a dog)

Once a dog  (a) ---------- (eat) a bony piece of meat under a tree. A crow saw him and wished  (b) ---------- (eat) that. It flew away and after some time returned with another crow. Both the crows went near the dog. One of them started  (c) ---------- (pick) the dog’s tail. The dog not only felt  (d) ---------- (disturb) but also  (e) ---------- (become) angry. The dog dropped the bone and  (f) ---------- (bark) at the crow. In the meantime the other crow flew away with the bone. The dog  (g) ---------- (run) after the crow but in vain. Thus they (h) ---------- (make) him sad and helpless.


15. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (In search of an honest man)

Once there lived a Sultan in a country. He wanted  (a) ---------- (appoint) an honest man as his tax collector. Then he  (b) ---------- (invite) applications. A number of people  (c) ---------- (apply) for the job. So he asked for the wise counsellor’s advice. The applicants  (d) ---------- (ask) to meet the Sultan one by one. They came through a passage where gold coins  (e) ---------- (keep). When they all arrived the Sultan asked them  (f) ---------- (dance). All the applicants  (g) ---------- (blush) and refused except one. Then he  (h) ---------- (find) the desired man.


16. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Robert Bruce)

Robert Bruce was the king of Scotland. He reigned over the country well and his subjects  (a) ---------- (be) happy under his rule. The greedy king of England attacked Scotland  (b) ---------- (grab) his territory. He tried his best  (c) ---------- (uphold) the independence but fortune  (d) ---------- (not smile) upon him. After repeated defeats, he has to take shelter in a lonely cave. There he saw a spider  (e) ---------- (try) to reach the ceiling with the help of its silken thread to complete the cobweb. The spider  (f) ---------- (try) again and again to go up but dropped down cave. Bruce observed that the spider came out successful in its twentieth attempt. He saw a ray of hope from the struggle and thought that if the spider  (g) ---------- (not accept) defeat, why should he? Filled with new hope he brought together his scattered forces and finally succeeded in  (h) ---------- (defeat) his enemies.


17. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (A Liar Shepherd)

Once there (a) ---------- (live) a cowboy in a village near a deep forest. He used to (b) ---------- (tell) lies to make fun. One day the boy cried out, “Tiger! Tiger! Help! Help!” The villagers (c) ---------- (rush) to help him but found no tiger. The villagers became angry and (d) ---------- (go) away. Some days later, the boy made the same fun and the villagers (e) ---------- (deceive) again. One day a tiger really came. The boy cried for help but nobody (f) ---------- (come). At last the tiger (g) ---------- (kill) all the cows. The boy saved his life (h) ---------- (run) away from the spot.


18. Fill in the gaps with right form of verbs in the brackets. 

Yesterday (a) ---------- (be) my birthday. I (b) ---------- (celebrate) the day with my friends and family. The house (c) ---------- ('decorate' in passive voice) beautifully. A lot of balloons (d) ---------- (use) to decorate the house. My friends and relatives started (e) ---------- ('arrive' in participle form) at the afternoon. My parents (f) ---------- (bring) a huge cake. I (g) ---------- (get) lots of gifts. The best one was a camera (h) ---------- (present) by my uncle.


19. Fill in the gaps with the right form of verbs. 

My name is Bibha. I live with my mom. My dad (a) ---------- ('live' in negative) with us because he (b) ----------  (work) in Saudi Arabia. I haven't got any brothers or sisters and so I (c) ---------- (spend) a lot of time with my in Teshi. I often remember the days with my dad. When I (d) ----------  (be) a child I (e) ----------  ('make' expressing habit) my dad a horse to take ride. Not only that every day he (f) ---------- (tell) me many interesting stories. My mother powadays says that we (g) ---------- (shift) to Saudi Arabia soon but I really don't want to leave this country. Rather I prefer my father to (h) ---------- (stay) here with us.


20. Fill in the gaps with the right form of the verbs in the brackets.

Once there lived two cats in a house. They (a) ---------- (be) very intimate to each other. One day the two cats (b) ---------- ('steal in the past tense) a piece of cake. Each of them (c) ---------- (demand) the larger share of the cake. None of them (d) ---------- (agree) to compromise a bit. Both of them (e) ---------- (decide) to go to the monkey. The monkey brought a scale to (f) ---------- (divide) the bread equally. At first the cake (g) ---------- ('break' in the passive mood) into two pieces, Then the monkey (h) ---------- (put) them on the scales.


21. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets.  

Yesterday (a) ---------- (be) my birthday. I (b) ---------- (celebrate) the day with my friends and family. We (c) ---------- (decorate) the house beautifully. A lot of balloons (d) ---------- (use) to decorate the house. My friends and relatives started to (e) ---------- (arrive) at the afternoon. My parents (f) ---------- (bring) a huge cake. I (g) ---------- (get) lots of gifts. The best one was a camera (h) ---------- (present) by my uncle.


22. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Once there lived two cats in a house. They (a) ---------- (be) very intimate to each other. One day the two cats (b) ---------- (steal) a piece of cake. Each of them (c) ---------- (demand) the larger share of the cake. None of them (d) ---------- (agree) to compromise a bit. Both of them (e) ---------- (decide) to go to the monkey. The monkey brought a scale to (f) ---------- (divide) the bread equally. At first the cake (g) ---------- (break) into two pieces. Then the monkey (h) ---------- (put) them on the scales. 


23. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Masum (a) ---------- (have) a bath in the pond near his house one day. Suddenly he heard a boy (b) ---------- (shout). The boy was getting (c) ---------- (drown) Masum started (d) ---------- (swim) towards the boy. Luckily, he was able to (e) ---------- (take) the boy out of the water. The boy (f) ---------- (be) unconscious. He got up after (g) the boy. ---------- (get) some primary treatment. Everybody thanked Masum for (h) ---------- (rescue) the boy. 


24. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

The annual prize giving ceremony of our school (a) ---------- (hold) last Friday. We (b) ---------- (decorate) the school compound beautifully. We (c) ---------- (use) colourful balloons to decorate. The compound (d) ---------- (wear) a festive look. The function (e) ---------- (start) at 4 p.m. Our headmaster Mr. Rashedul Islam (f) ---------- (elect) the main guest. At first, students (g) ---------- (get) their prizes for brilliant performances in study, sports etc. Then the students (h) ---------- (perform) a fantastic play.


25. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

One day while (a) ---------- (come) back from school, Faisal (b) ----------  (find) a wallet in the road. He (c) ---------- (look) everywhere but found no one there. He (d) ---------- (grab) the wallet and checked it. Fortunately he (e) ---------- (get) an identification card inside. He (f) ---------- (see) a mobile number in the card. He immediately (g) ---------- (call) that person. Faisal asked that person to meet him in order to (h) ---------- (give) him his wallet.


26. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Once three friends (a) ---------- (go) to a jungle. They (b) ---------- (walk) through the deep forest. Suddenly they (c) ---------- (see) a tiger. It (d) ---------- (approach) them from behind. All of them started (e) ---------- (run) for their life. The tiger (f) ---------- (chase) them. They (g) ---------- (climb) a tree to save themselves. They (h) ---------- (know) that tigers could not climb trees.


27. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets.

Yesterday we were (a) ----------  (play) cricket in our school playground. All the students (b) ----------  (be) very excited and they were (c) ----------  (enjoy)themselves. Suddenly, our headmaster (d) ----------  (enter) the field and we stopped (e) ----------  (play)-. He said, "Sports (f) ----------  (be) good for health but playing all the time (g) ----------  (be) not good for your examination. So, you should not (h) ----------   (waste) your Isi valuable time in playing".


28. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Long, long ago, there (a) ----------  (live) a rich man. He had only one son (b) ----------  (name) Sindbad. When he (c) ----------  (be) only sixteen, his father died. After his father's death, his relatives and friends (d) ----------  (look) after him. The young boy (e) ----------  (spend) most of his father's money for his relatives and friends. But when he (f) ----------  (grow) up, he was in financial crisis. None of his relatives or friends (g) ----------  (help) -him. So, he went to his father's old friend who (h) ----------  (give)  him a lot of money.


29. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Taimur)

Taimur was one of the greatest conquerors of the world. Once he  (a) ---------- (attack) the province of a powerful prince. He entered the kingdom of the prince and  (b) ---------- (capture) a large village. The village  (c) ---------- (situate) far away from the capital. The prince  (d) ---------- (hear) the news. He (come) with a large army. His soldiers  (e) ---------- (surround) the village on all sides and a terrible battle took place. Taimur's soldiers (f) ---------- (kill). Taimur (g) ---------- (disguise) himself as a poor traveller.  Thus he (h) ---------- (save) his life.


30. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Aliya (a) ---------- (want) to be a doctor. But her family did not let her (b) ---------- (chase) her dreams. They (c) ---------- (marry) her off at an early age. Her husband (d) ---------- (be) an unemployed man. He also (e) ---------- ('abuse' expressing habit) Aliya for dowry. He kept (f) ---------- (torture) Aliya. So, Aliya (g) ---------- (has) no option but to leave him. Aliya started (h) ---------- (look) for a job.


31. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Students (a) ---------- (has) certain duties towards the society. Most of the people of our country (b) ---------- (be) illiterate. Students can (c) ---------- (show) them the light of education. Education has the power of (d) ---------- (alleviate) the darkness of our soul. Only an educated nation can (e) ---------- (progress) forward. Students' contribution (f) ---------- (need) in other sectors too. They can (g) ---------- (create) awareness among general people about family planning and health issues. If the students come forward, our country (h) ---------- (go) a long a way.


32. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Faria has (a) ---------- (hear) many ghost stories from her grandmother. But she has never (b) ---------- (see) a ghost. One day she was going to sleep at her room after (c) ---------- (have) dinner. She (d) ---------- (go) to her bed after some time. Suddenly a noise (e) ---------- (wake) her up. She (f) ----------  (feel).... scared. The noise was still (g) ---------- (come) Faria left her bed to (h) ---------- (find) the source of the noise.


33. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Last year I (a) ---------- (celebrate) Pahela Baishakh with some of my friends. We all (b) ---------- (get up) very early in the morning. We went to Shahbag in order to (c) ---------- (participate) in the traditional Baishakhi Michil. Then we (d) ---------- (go) to Sohrawardi Uddan. There a fair (e) ---------- (arrange). We got on to Nagordola and (f) ---------- (enjoy) a lot. Then we (g) ---------- (eat) Panta and Elish. It (h) ---------- (be) indeed a memorable day for me.


34. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Mishu (a) ---------- (have) bath in the pond near his house. Suddenly he heard a boy (b) ---------- (shout). The boy was getting (c) ---------- (drown) Mishu started (d) ---------- (swim) towards the boy. Luckily he was able to (e) ---------- (take) the boy out of the water. The boy (f) ---------- (be) .... unconscious. He got up after (g) ---------- (get) some primary treatment. Every thanked Mishu for (h) ---------- (rescue) the boy. 


35. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

My mother (a) ---------- (be) a homemaker. She (b) ---------- (manage) our family brilliantly. She (c) ---------- (take) .... great care of us. I cannot (d) ---------- (think) of my existence without her. She (e) ---------- (help) me in my studies. I (f) ---------- (share) my all sorts of problems with her. She (g) ---------- (advise) me very well. I (h) ---------- (love) my mother very much.


36. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

(a) ---------- (live) in Dhaka for a couple of days and already (b) ----------  (visit) a number of interesting place. Yesterday I (c) ---------- (visit) "Aparajeo Bangla. I must (d) ---------- (write) something about it. It is a marvelous place of sculpture. In English Aparajeo Bangla' (e) ---------- (call) "Unconquerable Bangladesh." I also (f) ---------- (visit) the fort Lalbagh and Ahasn Monjil which (g) ---------- (be) architecturally very beautiful. I was greatly (h) ---------- (move) 

Yours ever. 

Mitu. 


37. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the brackets with their right form. 

My half-yearly exam (a) ---------- (go) on. On the exam date of English 1s paper, I (b) ---------- (get) stuck up in traffic jam. So, I (c) ---------- (reach) the exam hall half an hour late. After (d) ---------- (enter) the exam hall. I (e) ---------- (see) that all the examinees were busy in (f) ---------- (write). The invigilator (g) ----------  (give) me the answer script and the question paper. I got nervous. My heart (h) ---------- (beat) fast.


38. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Time is very valuable. This valuable time (a) ----------  (wait in the negative) for anybody. It (b) ----------  (know) no pause in its course. It (c) ----------  (be) not wise to neglect time. The man who (d) ----------  (make) the best use of time is sure to succeed. But a man who (e) ----------  (make in the negative) the best use of time cannot succeed in life. All the famous persons of the world have (f) ----------  (make) the best use of time. So, they (g) ----------  (be) respected by all. We should (h) ----------  (follow) them.


39. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets.

Last Friday I (a) ----------  (go) to zoo with some of my friends. We (b) ----------  (reach) there before the gate (c) ----------  (open). Then we (d) ----------  (buy) some tickets and (e) ----------  (enter) the zoo. While we (f) ----------  (walk), I (g) ----------  (see) my friend Raihan (h) ----------  (run) towards us.


40. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Nazmul (a) ----------  (be) a student of class VI. He (b) ----------  (go) to school every day. He never (c) ----------  (quarrel) with others. All the students (d) ----------  (like)- him very much. His teachers (e) ----------  (be) also fond of him. They (f) ----------  (hope) that Nazmul will (g) ----------  (be) a great man in future. They (h) ----------  (wish) him all success in life.


41. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Our school is (a) ----------  (situate) in the southern part of Dhaka city. It (b) ----------  (be) established in 1963. Many great scholars of our country (c) ----------  (study) in this school. Our teachers (d) ----------  (be) very helpful. They are also (e) ----------  (qualify). They can (f) ----------  (explain) any topic in a clear manner. That's why all are (g) ----------  (like) by the students. Our students also (h) ----------  (respect) them.


42.   Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (Shakespeare)

William Shakespeare  (a) ---------- (bear) in 1564 at Stratford-on-Avon in England. He received a sound basic education. But he never  (b) ---------- (attend) any college. Shakespeare  (c) ---------- (marry) at eighteen to a woman of twenty one. A few years later, he  (d) ---------- (go) to London. There he became an actor and a playwright. He had three children before he  (e) ---------- (be) twenty-one. During the next ten years, he  (f) ---------- (compose) his greatest plays. By this time, he was thirty. He  (g) ---------- (become) prosperous before he  (h) ---------- (reach) the age of thirty four.


43. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. (The fisherman and the genie)

Long, long ago there lived a fisherman in a village. He (a) ---------- (not support) his wife and three children well. Every day he (b) ---------- (go) fishing early in the morning. But he never  (c) ---------- (throw) his net into the sea more than four times. One morning he threw his net into the sea as usual. He thought he  (d) ---------- (catch) a large fish and so he felt very happy. But a moment later he  (e) ---------- (see) that there no fish, rather only a dead donkey. He (f) ---------- (very disappoint).Then the fisherman  (g) ---------- (become) angry. He (h) ---------- (just repair) his net and he noticed that the weight of the dead donkey had broken it in several places.


44. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Last week I (a) ---------- (have) an opportunity to go for a journey by boat. I (b) ---------- (accompany) by some of my friends. We (c) ---------- (hire) a boat from the Buriganga. The sky (d) ---------- (be) clear. The boat (e) ---------- (move) smoothly. I (f) ---------- (touch) the small waves of the river. The sceneries of the both sides of the river (g) ---------- (charm) us. The boatman began to (h) ---------- (sing) a song.


45. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Raju earns his livelihood by (a) ---------- (pull) rickshaw. His income (b) ---------- (be) very poor. He has to (c) ---------- (feed) his parents and two younger brothers. One day he sees a man (d) ---------- (sell) .... lottery. tickets. Each ticket (e) ---------- ( cost) 10 taka. Raju (f) ---------- (purchase) a ticket. At the date of the draw, Raju eagerly (g) ---------- (look) at the newspaper. Raju could not believe his eyes because he (h) ---------- (win) the first prize of the lottery.


46. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Last month I (a) ---------- (visit) Fantasy Kingdom with some of my classmates. We (b) ---------- (be) twenty in number. We went there by a bus of Fantasy Kingdom. It (c) ---------- (locate) at Ashulia. It is only 30 km away from Dhaka. It (d)----------(take) an hour to reach there. By (e) ---------- (reach) there, all of us (f) ----------  (buy) package tickets of entry and all the rides. Our rides (g) ----------  (include) roller coaster, bumper car, magic carpets and giant splash. It (h) ----------  (remain) as a memorable day for me.


47. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

Last week I (a) ----------  (have) an opportunity to go for a journey by boat. I (b) ---------- (accompany) by some of my friends. We (c) ---------- (hire) a boat from the Buriganga. The sky (d) ----------  (be)  clear. The boat (e) ---------- (move) smoothly. I (f) ---------- (touch) the small waves of the river. The sceneries of the both sides of the river (g) ---------- (charm) us. The boatman began to (h) ---------- (sing) a song.


48. Fill in the gap with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

An old woman (a) ----------  (take expressing habit) care of some hens. She lived on the money by (b) ----------  (sell) eggs laid by them. One of the hens (c) ----------  (be) most dear to her because the hen gave an egg every morning. One day, the woman thought that her hen (d) ----------  (give) two eggs daily if her food was doubled. Thinking so, she doubled her food. But the extra food (e) ----------  (have in the negative) any good effect on the hen as (f) ----------  (expect) by the woman. After some days, the hen became very fat and stopped (g) ----------  (lay) any egg. The old woman (h) ----------  (lose) everything because of her greed. 


49. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. 

One day, Kamal (a) ----------  (look in continuous) after his father's shop. A man (b) ----------  (come) to the shop with his son. His son (c) ----------  (have) a headache. He (d) ----------  (want) some tablets. He (e) ----------  (see) a thief. The thief (f) ----------  (take) a box of soap. He (g) ----------  (be) thin and wore a lungi. He (h) ----------  (be in negative) really a thief. He was Karim's brother Habib.


50. Fill in the gaps with the right froms of verbs in the brackets.

Once there (a) ----------  (live) a doctor in a small village. Many village people (b) ----------  (have) chickens. One day, the people (c) ----------  (meet) the doctor and (d) ----------  (request) him to help them because their chickens (e) ----------  (get) sick. They (f) ----------  (feed) them white rice. The doctor (g) ----------  (know)  some very poor people who (h) ----------  (become in negative) sick so often. 

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