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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #31795: Preterit simple or continuous
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    Preterit simple or continuous

    Complete the sentences.

    English exercise "Preterit simple or continuous" created by patou33 with The test builder
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    1. David was running and suddenly he (fall).
    2. When I phoned Peter he (play) tennis.
    3. I knew Edward very well when he (be) single.
    4. The man who saw the accident (phone) the police.
    5. What (you/do) on Monday afternoon between 2 and 4 ?
    6. The accident happened because they (drive) too fast.
    7. When he told me the story I (know) he was lying.
    8. He didn't do his homework so he (get) a detention.
    9. As soon as the telephone rang my daughter (answer) it.

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