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(Carly / wash) the dishes when her mum came home?
Had Carly washed
(why / they / have) dinner before they came to the party?
Why had they had
(they / book) a room before they went to Dublin?
Had they booked
(he / live) in London before he moved to Glasgow?
Had he lived
(you / eat) anything before you went to the theatre?
Had you eaten
(what / Bob / do) that he was kept in after school?
What had Bob done
When we came back, it was cold in the house because Alice (close / not) the windows.
hadn't closed
We ate at a restaurant last night because I (buy / not) anything for dinner.
hadn't bought
At school, Jim quickly copied the homework that he (do / not)
hadn't done
We lost the match because we (practise / not) the days before.
hadn't practised
The thief could walk right into the house because you (lock / not) the door.
hadn't locked
In the shopping centre, I met a friend who I (see / not) for ages.
hadn't seen
When Julie got home from her holiday, the flat was a mess. John (have) a party.
had had
When I opened the curtains the sun was shining and the ground was white. It (snow) during the night.
had snowed
John (play) the piano when he was a child, but he doesn't play now.
played
It (rain) all summer, so the grass was completely dead.
hadn't rained
I went to the library, then I (buy) some milk and went home.
bought
When I (get) to the airport I discovered I had forgotten my passport.
got
Before they (start) the party, they (invite) some friends.
started/ had invited
They (go) to a restaurant after they (sail).
went/ had sailed
She (open) the box after she (find) the key.
opened/ had found
After he (work) very hard, he (fall) ill.
had worked/ fell
Before they (move) to Liverpool, they (sell) everything.
moved/ had sold
After Columbus (discover) America, he (return) to Spain.
had discovered/ returned
He (ask) me which animals I (see) in Africa.
asked/ had seen
After they (see) the Tower, they (go) to Westminster Abbey.
had seen/ went