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Hanni9
Vietnam

Please help me!
 
Please help me with this question
Put the correct tense in the blank.
I ...........my son the money for that last week
A. gave   b. Given   c. have given d. was given.
Thanks in advance.

22 Oct 2009      



vickyvar
Greece

A. gave is the answer since it is an action that happened in the past at a specific time - we KNOW WHEN - last week.
B. Given cannot stand on its own as a tense.
C. Have given connects the past with the present or refers to an action that happened at an unspecific time in the past.
D. Was given is Past Simple Passive and is not suitable here since the sentence is in active voice.

22 Oct 2009     



cheezels
New Zealand

Gave :-)

22 Oct 2009     



eng789
Israel

gave - is the only possible answer here- unless "had given" was an option. 

22 Oct 2009     



Sara Almeida
Portugal

I gave my son ....Thumbs Up

22 Oct 2009     



Hanni9
Vietnam

Thanks all for your help!

22 Oct 2009