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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #124933: Past continuous
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: -ing | Past [Change theme]
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    Past continuous

    Complete the sentences; don't use any contracted forms.

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    1. He (drink) tea when he heard a big noise.

    2. I (make) a cake while my mum was watching TV.

    3. Last weekend, we (water) our plants in our flat.

    4. Yesterday, they (work) on their homework, they were exhausted!

    5. She (read) in the garden while her husband was triming the roses.

    6. You (have) a bath when someone came into your bathroom!

    7. When he came I (read) this book that deals with World War 2.

    8. He (take) a break when I gave him more things to do!

    9. My mother (write) the letter while I was putting a stamp on the envelope.

    10. Two days ago, the musicians (play) music at my sister's wedding, it was fun!

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