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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #125129: Past continuous
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    Past continuous

    Complete the sentences with the verbs in the past continuous.

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    English exercise "Past continuous" created by eos17 with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from eos17]
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    1. I was witness of an accident while I for the bus. (To wait)

    2. What at the time of the crime ? (To do / you)

    3. We decided to drop anchor in the nearest harbour because a force 7 wind . (To blow)

    4. I papers when Paul phoned me. (To correct)

    5. We on a track in the desert when we saw a giraffe with its calf crossing the path (To drive)

    6. Children stroke up a song when the newlyweds of the church. (To come out)

    7. I a shower when the water was shut off. (To have)

    8. He the lawn when it started raining cats and dogs. (To mow)

    9. You all together and so loud that I did not hear anything ! (To speak)

    10. Why so early ?... There was a snake in the tent ! (To run out / you)

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