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