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11.5 Final -s: Using Final -s for Present Tense Verbs

Application 15

Fill each blank with the present perfect tense form of the verb given in parentheses after the blank. Put a two-word verb in each blank.

The old house (to sit) in the field, surrounded by trees. The roof (to droop) and the door (to sag) on its hinges. Occasionally a whine (to rise) from the chimney. Then, abruptly, silence (to fall) over me like a soft blanket. I (to tremble) as I (to face) the house. But it (to fascinate) me and it (to draw) me forward.

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