(Exercise 15)
Complete the sentences with the past tense form of the verbs from the list. In some sentences, more
than one verb fits. The number in parentheses tells you how many verbs you can use.

become bite feed hide shake
bend build fight held
PUPPY TROUBLE

Thomas get a new puppy. He's having trouble with her. Here's what happened last week.

1. He built a dog house for her, but she didn't want to sleep outdoors. She wanted to be inside. (1)

2. She likes to play in the rain. Yesterday, she got all wet. Then she came inside and ___________.

She got Thomas all wet. (1)

3. Thomas ___________ her dog food, but she didn't eat. She only wanted meat. (1)

4. He gave her dog toys, but she ___________ the toys. He can't find them. (1)

5. The puppy likes to play with people. On Monday, she got excited and ___________ the mail

carrier's pant leg. Fortunately, her teeth didn't touch the skin. (3)

6. The mail carrier didn't understand and ___________ upset. (1)

7. Thomas's big car, Snow, doesn't like the puppy. Snow jumps at her and tries to scratch her. All

last week, they ___________. (1)

8. Thomas didn't want the puppy to get hurt. He ___________ her in his arms a lot. (1)

9. The puppy likes to chew. She chewed Thomas's glasses. She ___________ the frames, and now

they are crooked. (2)

(Tư liệu tham khảo: Betty Schrampfer Azar . Understanding and Using English. 3rd ed.)