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