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