Past Continuous Mixed Exercise 1

The past continuous (or past progressive) is a tense in English that is used to talk about long actions in the past or when the focus is on the duration of a particular action.

This is a mixed exercise about the past continuous.

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Past Continuous Mixed Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the verb in the past continuous.
1.
I don't get what he (to do) while he (to drive) the truck.
2.
They (not, to watch) where they (to go).
3.
Why (you, to listen) to that rubbish?
4.
My friend (to read) a book while he (to enjoy) the view.
5.
I apologise because I (not, to pay) attention to what you (to say).
6.
They (not, to try) to help us.
7.
(he, to act) like a true gentleman?
8.
Why (she, to run) away? (she, to hide) from someone?
9.
We (to book) a city trip when he called.
10.
What (he, to write) a letter for?

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