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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #39784: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous

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    1. While I (speak),my friend was listening.

    2. While the children (swim),the shark appeared.

    3. My father was watching TV while my mother (cook).

    4. While Bob was walking, it (start)raining.

    5. As Sara (dance),her father knocked at the door.

    6. As Steve was running,he (fall)into a pothole.

    7. We (sleep) when the earthquake happened.

    8. When the teacher (enter),the pupils were talking.

    9. They (play) football yesterday from 13:00 to 15:00.

    10. When Maria was having lunch,the telephone (ring).

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