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Category: English tenses

Past continuous.

Put each verb in brackets into the past continuous.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. While I (prepare) dinner, my husband was repairing our car.2. She (play) tennis 2 hours with her mother yesterday.3. It (not rain) when we were going home, but the weather was awful anyway.4. Kate (listen) to music, when I arrived.5. Las Monday between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m. I (fly) to Spain.6. We (sit) on the ground and singing a song.7. I (have) breakfast when you phoned.8. I cut myself when I (chop) vegetables.9. Our company (not do) very well last month.10. Tom (relax) when he heard some terrible sounds.11. She didn't see me, because she (look) in the other side.12. They (try) hard, but failed anyway.13. John (go) home when it started raining.14. Yesterday we (wait) 2 hours for Jim.15. She (watch) TV when the TV-set suddenly broke down.