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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121347: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous

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    1. We (have) dinner when Dad arrived.

    2. She (write) a long letter while waiting for him.

    3. I jumped when I (hear) that noise.

    4. Last weekend, I (play) football when I saw him.

    5. What (you/do) when she called?

    6. (you/sleep) at 6 am this morning?

    7. Yesterday, Mr Mills (write) an e-mail when he heard someone at the door.

    8. When the dog (bark) , I was playing with my sister.

    9. They (see) a red car leave quickly, then they heard a man screaming.

    10. She (watch) TV when her mother called her.

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