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Simple Past or Past Progressive

Exercise 3

Put the verbs into the correct tense (Simple Past or Past Progressive).

  1. We (wait) for Jane, when suddenly Louis (come) around the corner.
  2. I (cycle) through the park, when I (hear) a strange noise.
  3. He (pass) her a message when the teacher (look / not) .
  4. I (fall) asleep while I (watch) TV last night.
  5. When Mike and Jane (paint) the walls, their dog (knock) over the paint pot.
  6. Tom (break) his leg when he (play) frisbee.
  7. The phone (ring) when I (sit) on the toilet.