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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #67208: Past progressive or past simple
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    Past progressive or past simple

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    1. We were eating lunch when the doorbell (ring).

    2. Were you walking to school when it (start) raining?

    3. While he (climb) in the mountains, he saw an eagle.

    4. Someone (ring) the doorbell while they were eating dinner.

    5. While we (watch) television,Dad came home.

    6. Uncle Joe (arrive),while I was doing my homework.

    7. It started to rain while we (have) our picnic.

    8. While she was cooking, Polly (burn) a saucepan.

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