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