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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #2110: 'past simple' or 'past continuous'
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    1. When you phoned, I (have) a shower.

    2. The boys (break) the window as they were playing football.

    3. Tom was walking down the street when he (meet) Jack.

    4. She fell off the ladder while she (paint) the ceiling.

    5. What (you/do) last night?

    6. What (you/do) when I phoned you?

    7. We (go) to see Sara, but she wasn't there.

    8. They were sitting in the garden when it (start) to rain.

    9. When I woke up, it (rain).

    10. I (go) to Australia twenty years ago.

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