Take another look at the sentence:

Dashing down the hallway, Tuan slipped in a puddle of soda and crashed into the water fountain. His elbow and nose __________ for the rest of the day.

The sentence requires the past tense of hurt, an irregular verb which never changes form. Hurt is the only choice.

Verb Simple Present Simple Past Past Participle
hurt hurt(s) hurt hurt

Hurted, the form you chose, is a spelling error. Before you continue, review the rules for irregular verbs.

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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