# There was, There were — Exercise 5

Choose There was/There were to complete the sentences.

- 1.a dog and a cat in the backyard.There was
- 2.no coffee left this morning.There was
- 3.a loud noise coming from the neighbor’s house.There was
- 4.some people waiting for the bus at the stop.There were
- 5.a lot of children in the playground last night.There were
- 6.only one slice of pizza left in the box.There was
- 7.many books on the shelf that Matthew wanted to read.There were
- 8.a beautiful sunset over the mountains yesterday.There was
- 9.some plums and pears on the kitchen table.There were
- 10.a spider crawling on the floor.There was
- 11.a large tree at the end of the park.There was
- 12.no chairs left in the classroom.There were
- 13.some old magazines lying on the table in my granny’s room.There were
- 14.only one ticket left for the event.There was
- 15.some new students in the class the other day.There were

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