The Past Continuous Exercise at Auto-English

The Past Continuous Exercise at Auto-English

Fill the gaps using the verb in brackets in the past continuous tense.

1

I ________________ letters all day yesterday. (write)

2 You ________________ very slow about it. (be)
3 You ________________ on the phone for hours and hours. (talk)
4 They ________________ much business before lunch. (do NEGATIVE)
5 She ________________  to me all week. Silly cow. (speak NEGATIVE)
6 It ________________  for long. (rain NEGATIVE)
7 What ________________ you ________________ when I phoned yesterday? (do)
8 ________________ you ________________TV when it happened? (watch)
9 What ________________ you ________________ at the party? (wear)
10 He ________________  horrible to everyone, the nasty pig! (be)

 

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