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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #58984: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous

    Complete the sentences.

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    1. I was doing my homework when my friend (call).
    2. Kevin met Jane when he (study) in London.
    3. Tania (see) John when he was waiting for the train.
    4. We (make) a cake when Mary arrived.
    5. I took my umbrella when it (start) raining.
    6. They were having dinner when they (hear) an explosion in the street.
    7. Tom (sleep) when the postman came.
    8. We (have) dinner when Sarah called.
    9. This time yesterday she (watch) TV while Simon and Anna were doing their homework.
    10. He was listening to music when Jenny (arrive).
    11. He (break) his leg while he was playing football.
    12. They were walking through the park when they (meet) Robert.

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