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.
You can find the exercise below:
Past Continuous Mixed Exercise 2
Complete these sentences by filling in the verb in the past continuous.
1.She (to make) exercises while she (to sing).
2.Why (they, to rob) a store? They have more than enough money.
3.He (not, to behave) as he was expected to.
4.She (to clean) the toilets for new customers.
5.They (not, to build) a new house, but they (to build) a tiny shed in the garden.
6.Who (to scream) all night long?
7.That person (to shout) as if he was about to die.
8.(my cousin, to deal) drugs when he was in his twenties?
9.Shortly after that, he (to serve) a 10-year prison sentence.
10.That's what he got for not respecting the law. He (to feel) sorry for himself.
- Exercise 1
- Exercise 2
- Negative Exercise 1
- Negative Exercise 2
- Questions Exercise 1
- Questions Exercise 2
- Mixed Exercise 1
- Mixed Exercise 3
- Mixed Exercise 4
- Mixed Exercise 5