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present simple VS past simple

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present perfect VS past simple
Complete the sentences with the correct verb from the list either in the Present Perfect or the Past Simple.
do meet
work become
get wear
write begin
  1. When he was younger Ortega   in a clothes shop.
  2. Ortega   his first business with his wife.
  3. He   the idea of his business from this first work experience.
  4. He   something different because his company doesn't use advertising to sell its products.
  5. He is very informal. In fact he only   a tie when he got married for the second time.
  6. He became so famous he even  the king of Spain.
  7. Most of the stories people  about him are not true.
  8. He  the richest man in Spain.