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The shop owner shot the robber. vs The shop owner shoots the robber.



 
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The shop owner shot the robber. vs The shop owner shoots the robber. #1 (permalink) Sun Apr 04, 2010 21:18 pm   The shop owner shot the robber. vs The shop owner shoots the robber.
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #191 "Verb Tense Practice (8)", question 5

The shop owner ......... and killed the robber.

(a) shoots
(b) shoot
(c) shooting
(d) shot

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #191 "Verb Tense Practice (8)", answer 5

The shop owner shot and killed the robber.

Correct answer: (d) shot

Your answer was: incorrect
The shop owner shoots and killed the robber.
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The shop owner shot the robber. vs The shop owner shoots the robber. #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 05, 2010 0:48 am   The shop owner shot the robber. vs The shop owner shoots the robber.
 

Hi. Shot is the past form of shoot and the sentence needs it because after the conjunction and is a clause with a past simple verb.
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