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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #96235: Past continuous
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    Past continuous

    Put the verbs into past continuous tense.

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    English exercise "Past continuous" created by komiks with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from komiks]
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    1. He (walk) down the street when he suddenly ran into his ex-wife.

    2. - (you/cook) when you broke the salad bowl ? - No, I wasn't

    3. They (cheat) when the teacher walked by. He caught them red-handed. They have been punished.

    4. Earlier, when I (ski), someone fell in front of me. As a consequence, I fell too.

    5. - (he/play) the fool when he knocked his head against the wall? -Yes, he was, as usual.

    6. They (drive) along unhurriedly when a car came out of nowhere and struck them.

    7. They (do) DIY when he hurt his thumb with the hammer.

    8. He (not / wear) a helmet when he crashed into the tree. He was seriously injured.

    9. While I (have) a shower, the doorbell rang.

    10. I (take) this test when my computer suddenly died. Oh well, better luck next time.

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