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Using the Verb "To be" Exercise 9

Directions: Fill in the spaces with the correct form of the verb "To be" in simple present tense or simple past tense.

Example: My dog (be) is sick today.
Example: My dog (be) was sick last night.

1) Sarah (be) at the party last night. Li-Ning and Akmoud (be) there too.

2) Avery (be) my best friend. He and I (be) in the same class.

3) Malika and I (be) at Jenny's house yesterday. Now, we (be) at Mellissa's house.

4) Yohawn and I (be) in the mountains. We (be) on a camping trip together. I hope we don't see a bear!

5) When she (be) young, Nisha (be) interested in science. However, she (be, not) interested in science anymore. Now, she (be) interested in math.

6) Tennis (be) my favorite sport when I was in high school. Now my favorite sport (be) soccer.

7) My family and I (to be) swimming in the pool when it began to thunder. The lifeguard told us we had to get out. I (be) upset, but I knew he was right.

8) Lenny (be) at the football game last night. He (be) cheering for his favorite team. After the game, he came back home and went to sleep. I think he (be) still sleeping now. Shhhh...don't wake him up!

9) It rained all day yesterday. I (be) sad because I could not go outside. However, today it (be) sunny. And I (be) happy because I can go outside!

10) Before, Yoko and Kobi (be) enemies. Now they (be) best friends.