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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #118520: Past simple / Past continuous
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    Past simple / Past continuous

    Complete the sentences (Past simple / Past continuous).

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    English exercise "Past simple / Past continuous" created by maryam98 with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from maryam98]
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    1. It was raining when the train (to arrive).

    2. While the teacher was writing the lesson on the board we (to copy) it in our book notes.

    3. While they were dancing, the music (to stop).

    4. On that day, he (to wear) a beautiful coat and boots. He was very handsome.

    5. Sarah (listen) to music while she was running.

    6. The students (stop) talking while the teacher was coming.

    7. They were eating popcorn while they (watch) the movie.

    8. My sister was searching for her keys when I (open) the door.

    9. Do you think that he (tell) the truth when you asked him what he was doing there ?

    10. Your daughter (pay/ not) attention while I was explaining the lesson.

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