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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #70536: Past simple or continuous
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    Past simple or continuous

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    1. Our team was the winner. They (play) well, so the final score of the game was 1 - 0.

    2. The fans got very excited when our team (win). It's true. People love the excitement of a good game.

    3. My husband is very understanding. This morning we (decide) to sit together and brainstorm the problem.

    4. Everyone was excited when our team (score) a goal. That was a great kick!

    5. You are right. It (be) a painful experience, but perhaps it's all for the best.

    6. Sorry darling. I thought that you (sleep) when I walked in.

    7. I am not ready yet. Be patient please. I (get) dressed when you arrived.

    8. I took a beautiful photo of them yesterday. Her father (sit) on the sofa; Sara and her mother were standing up and smiling.

    9. What happened to you darling?..... I (hurt) my arm while I was cleaning the window. It was terrible.

    10. We were just talking about you. I (tell) my fiancé about your beautiful baby. I wish I had a baby like yours.

    11. Why (run/you) this morning?.... I was hurrying to catch a bus. I had to take an exam at university.

    12. I visited Sarah yesterday. She was so sad, She (cry) all the time.

    13. Of course I was so happy. I (cry) tears of joy, all the people were happy when our team won.

    14. The accident (happen) at five o'clock. Luckily, no one was hurt.

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