Item 5

Directions: Read the item below. Then choose the correct form of the verb to fill the blank.

You might want to consult the rules before you make your choice!

Professor Ayer __________ several deep breaths to keep from exploding at Jerry, whose excuse for missing yet another class was that Grandma had died—for the fifth time in one semester!
  1. taked
  2. took
  3. tooked