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Exercises on the Past Continuous Tense




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*Correct the verbs between brackets:

1.     It ( be ) raining when I ( get ) up.

2.     While he ( sit )  on the bank fishing, he ( notice) them.

3.     All the students ( do ) a test when the teacher ( enter )

4.     He ( stand ) outside when he ( see ) us.

5.     While you ( boil ) the water, the bell ( ring )

6.     I ( water ) the garden when the thief ( break ) in.

7.     I ( find ) this ring as I ( dig ) in the garden.

8.     He ( hurt ) his foot while he ( climb ) the tree.

9.     While the boys ( play ) . football during break, one of them

( fall ) and ( hurt ) his arm.

10.     Tom ( lie) on bed when  mum ( call ) him.

11.     Mr. Lorry ( walk ) home when a lorry ( stop ) near him.

12.            Dad ( return ) while we ( have ) dinner.

13.            Just as we ( get ) ready to go out, it ( start ) to rain.

14.            Just as the policemen ( run ) , one ( drop ) his gun.

15.            While the children ( sleep ) they ( hear ) a scream.