Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
a. Jane (stopped) the fire.
b. Could you (wait) a moment, please?
c. The plane (left) the ground.
d. The boxer was (hit and made unconscious).
e. I have just (completed) the form.
f. I (drew a line across) a mistake.
g. John (continued) singing.
h. Could you (speak more loudly), please?
i. Our car (stopped working) yesterday.
j. I (wash the dishes) every day.
k. Jerry (became an adult).
l. Terry (went more slowly).
m. When I cross the street, I always (am always careful).
n. I (dumped) some rubbish.
o. You can (telephone me) in the afternoon.
p. Try and (find the meaning of) the word in a dictionary.
q. Let me (take you on a tour of) our town.
r. The old museum was (demolished).
s. Will you (turn on) the lights, please?
t. I (made the radio louder).
u. We have to (go more quickly).
v. He (stopped trying).
w. Look at the time! (Be quick!)
x. In the morning I hate (getting out of bed).
y. Jack (stopped sleeping) at 7 in the morning.
z. My father-in-law (stopped) smoking.