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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #66465: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous


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    1. My mother (sing) in the kitchen when I woke up.

    2. I was having my breakfast when my father (go) to the garage.

    3. I (listen) to my favourite CD when my sister switched off the light.

    4. My father (clean) the car when he saw a police van park along the pavement.

    5. He wondered why the two policemen (wait) near our house.

    6. I (look) through the window when I saw the postman.

    7. I was going to the letter box when I (hear) Julia, my old and rich neighbour speaking with the policemen.

    8. Every day, somebody dropped a rose at her door while she (go) to the baker's.

    9. She always threw the flowers away when she (arrive). So she asked the police to do an investigation.

    10. Later, they (see) a man carrying a bunch of roses and a vase in front of Julia's house. He was her banker.









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