Past Continuous Mixed Exercise 2

The past continuous (or past progressive) is a tense in English you use to talk about long actions in the past or when the focus is on the duration of a particular action. If you want to learn more about this tense, click here. There is a full explanation of this tense, rules on forming it, and some examples.

This is a mixed exercise about the past continuous.

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Past Continuous Mixed Exercise 2

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

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