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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #30042: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous

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    1. She (work) when her boss opened the door.

    2. I was writing a letter to my sister when the telephone (ring).

    3. They (play) in the garden when their mother called them.

    4. Before his wreck, he (drive) slowly.

    5. I was having a rest when you (arrive).

    6. They (sleep) when the baby cried.

    7. We (talk) when she kissed me.

    8. She (walk) in the street when she was killed by a murderer.

    9. I was reading a book when the fire (start).

    10. She was doing her homework when she suddenly (decide) to go to the zoo.

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