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