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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #79493: Past Simple or Continuous
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    Past Simple or Continuous

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    1. Mary's parents (leave) the restaurant half an hour ago.

    2. While she (iron) the clothes she heard her son shouting at the back yard of the house.

    3. Dad was washing the dishes while Mum (read) a magazine.

    4. When we saw her she (try) to climb up the tree to catch her cat.

    5. Last summer we (go) swimming in the river every afternoon.

    6. While the robber was running out of the bank he (slip) on the ice and fell down.

    7. As they (walk) in the forest they heard a wolf howling in the distance.

    8. I think he (get married) more than two years ago.

    9. What did you do when you (see) the bear attack him?

    10. Our class (visit) the Natural History Museum last Wednesday.

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