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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #97761: Past simple vs Past continuous
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    Past simple vs Past continuous

    You have to choose between Past simple and Past continuous.  Good luck. 

    English exercise "Past simple vs Past continuous" created by anonyme with The test builder
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    1. One of the students (spoil) the test we were making for this site.
    2. When we were having dinner last night the lights (go) out.
    3. Yesterday at eight o'clock my older sister and I (drive) to a concert.
    4. I remember that because at that moment we (hear) the clock chiming.
    5. Last week I (take) a walk along the river the mountain valley.
    6. I (read) a book when my mom entered my bedroom.
    7. The dinner was ready so all of us (go) downstairs into the dining room.
    8. A ship sank while it (sail) to the States because of a terrible storm.
    9. My sister and her boyfriend (not / go) to London last weekend.
    10. My closest friend and I (try) to catch a snake when it bit his right hand.

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