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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #99618: Past continuous tense
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: -ing | Past [Change theme]
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    Past continuous tense

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    1. Mary (eat) when the bell rang.

    2. Though it (rain) we went to the cinema last night.

    3. When he arrived, we (not/study) any longer.

    4. The teacher (write) in the book he was reading.

    5. Although my friend (become) poor, he was still happy.

    6. They (build) a new bridge to replace the one that had collapsed.

    7. The teacher (punish) us because we cried a lot.

    8. The parents (teach) their children proper eating habits.

    9. The dog (not/bark) when I went out last night.

    10. While I (sleep), John stole my pen.

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