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Back to English Verb Tenses Made Simple Course, Lesson 08

All the Perfect Progressive Tenses Combined Exercise

Past Perfect Progressive, Present Perfect Progressive or Future Perfect Progressive?

Change the verb into the correct form, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if you don't know. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
The baby (cry) the entire night. In the morning Angela, his mother, came to see him. She was so tired that she (sleep) like a log. " (you cry)?" she asked him. "It seems like you (not sleep) the whole night. What (you do)?"

The baby stopped crying and looked at her.

"I will tell you what. Now you will go to sleep, so that in a few hours from now you (rest) for quite a while. Then we will take a walk outside, okay?"

Suddenly Angela's mother walked in.

"Hi mom," Angela was surprised. "What are you doing here?"

"Oh, I was simply jogging in the neighborhood," her mother answered. "I (exercise) a lot in the past few weeks."

"That's great mom," Angela said. "In a few weeks you (work out) for over a month. That's more than I could manage!"

"Yes, this is true," her mother agreed. "You (work out) for maximum 2 weeks before you got too lazy."

Suddenly the baby started crying again. Angela explained her mother that (lie) awake the whole night, so they put him to sleep and continue their chat outside.

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