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Present simple and continuous, past simple




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COMPLETE THE TEXT WITH THE VERBS IN THE BRACKETS IN THE APPROPRIATE TENSE.  

John often (read) newspapers and magazines.
At the moment he  (read) a magazine about cars.
He (love) cars.
He  (buy) a new BMW last year. He often (go) for a trip with his wife and children.
He  (not want) to pay too much for the car, so he  (find) a nice used one.
Now he  (wash) it every Saturday and  (take) real good care of it.
His wife  (say) sometimes that the car  (be) their fourth child.
They  (have) three children, actually,  Pauley, Karen and Sue. They  (like) their new car, but they  (not like)  cleaning it.

Half an hour ago Sue  (be) in the car with an ice-cream in her hand. Her dad (not notice) that. But when he suddenly  (stop) the car, the ice-cream (fly) from Sue's hand directly into the windshield. Then it  (fall) slowly onto the dashboard.

John  (be) speechless with surprise. Then he  (yell) at Sue angrily. But he (calm) down in a few moments. Sue  (must) promise to clean the car.
She  (clean) it right now. She  (polish) the dashboard. She  (try) to make the car spotless again. John is in the kitchen. He  (wait) to see the car cleaned up. He  (prepare)  dinner. He  (not be) really angry with Sue. He  (know) accidents  (happen).