English A Past Tense Verb Activity

English A Past Tense Verb Activity

Read the following passage carefully. Fill in each blank with the correct form of the verb in the bracket.  

Mr Eugene Smith’s young wife ___1___ ( survive ) for only a few days after the birth of her son. However, she had the ___2___ ( console ) of ___3___ ( hold ) the infant in her arms for a few moments before the nurse ___4___ ( take ) him away.
That evening, she ___5___ ( slip ) into a coma from which she never ___6___ ( wake ) up. Three days later she ___7___ ( die ).

Mr. Smith who had loved his wife ___8___ ( dear ) was badly affected by her ___9___ ( die ). He blamed his son for the death of his ___10___ ( love ) Elaine.

 

Answers :  1. survived   2. consolation   3. holding   4. took   5. slipped   6. woke   7. died   8. dearly   9. death  10. beloved

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