1. I saw the cup (slip) from her hand and (fall) to the floor. 2. (Live) in the south of our country, he cannot enjoy the beauty of St.Peterburg’s White Nights in summer. 3. (Read) the story, she closed the book and put it on the shelf. 4. (Phone) the agency, he left (say) he would be back in two hours. 5. (Approve) by the critics, the young author’s story was accepted by a thick magazine. 6. She went to work, (leave) the child with the nurse. 7. (obtain) new results, they decided to publish them. 8. She smiled (remember) the joke. 9. I felt very tired (work) the whole day in the sun. 10. Paul sat down again, evidently (change) his mind about going. 11. She looked at the enormous bunch of roses with a happy smile, never (give) such a wonderful present. 12. The boy came out of the water (snake) from top to toe.13. (to write) in very bad hand writing, the letter was difficult to read.14. (to write) his first book, he could not help worrying about the reaction of the critics. 15. (to spend) twenty years abroad, he was happy to be coming home. 16. (to be) so far away from home, he still felt himself part of the family. 17. (not to wish) to discuss that difficult and painful problem, he changed the conversation. 18. (to translate) by a good specialist, the story preserved all the sparkling humor of the original. 19. (to wait) for some time in the hall, he was invited into the drawing room. 20. (to wait) in the hall, he thought over the problem he was planning to discuss with the old lady. 21. They reached the oasis at last, (to walk) across the endless desert the whole day. 22. (to lie) down on the soft couch, the exhausted child fell asleep at once. 23. She went to work, (to leave) the child with the nurse.