PAST INDEFINITE / PAST PERFECT
I can’t believe I (get) ____ that apartment. I submit ____ my application last week, but I didn’t think I had a chance of actually getting it.
When I (show) ____ up to take a look around, there were at least twenty other people who (arrive) ____ before me. Most of them (fill, already) ____ out their applications and were already leaving. The landlord said I could still apply, so I did.
I (try) ____ to fill out the form, but I couldn’t answer half of the questions. They (want) ____ me to include references, but I didn’t want to list my previous landlord because I (have) ____ some problems with him in the past and I knew he would not recommend me. I (end) ____ up listing my father as a reference.
It was total luck that he (decide) ____ to give me the apartment. If turns out that the landlord and my father (go) ____ to high school together.
He decided that I could have the apartment before he (look) ____ at my credit report. I really lucked out!