Read the following article, choose the best verb forms to complete the text and the best headline.
Artist Mark McGowan (1) said/had said that he (2) wasexpecting/had expected his exhibition ‘The running tap’ at the House Gallery in south-east London, to close in the next few days.
The exhibition (3) started/was starting one month ago when Mark (4) opened/wasopening a tap in the kitchen area of the gallery and (5) left/had left it running. McGowan (6) intended/had intended to leave the tap running for a year, but after receiving a letter from the TimesWater Authority, the gallery owners (7) were thinking/had thought about shutting the exhibition down. The exhibition (8) was waiting/has wasted over 700 litres of water every hour, and over half a millionlitres (9) were already/had already been used.
McGowan (10) was designing/had designed his artwork to draw attention to the way that people waste water.
Put the verb in brackets intothe past simple, past continuous or past perfect. Sometimes more than one tense is possible.
I (1) ___________ (walk) home yesterday when I (2) ___________ (see) a group of people in front of thechurch. They (3) _______________ (laugh) and one man with a video camera (4) ______________ (film) something, so I (5) ___________ (go) to have a closer look. Three people (6) ___________ (hold) longsticks and they seemed to be attacking a traffic warden!
The man with the video camera (7) ____________ (notice) the look of horror on my face. He (8) ___________ (come) over to me and (9) ____________(explain) that it was a piece of performance art. The traffic warden was really an artist called Mark McGowan, who (10) _____________ (dress) up in a warden’s uniform. He (11) ______________(advertise) the event on a website, inviting people to come along and hit him with wooden sticks.
1. While I ________ (play) football I _____ (hurt) my leg. However, until I_______ (see) a...