Past Continuous Negative 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 an exercise about forming negative sentences using the past continuous.

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Past Continuous Negative Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the negative form of the verb in the past continuous.
1.
He (not, to study) when I called him.
2.
It (not, to rain) all day.
3.
My phone (not, to charge) when it exploded.
4.
I (not, to take) a shower.
5.
They (not, to try) to get into the building.
6.
She (not, to help) an old lady. Instead of helping, she was robbing her!
7.
We (not, to play) because someone's life was on the line.
8.
The cleaning lady (not, to clean) my house when I got home.
9.
She (not, to do) her job.
10.
The chef (not, to cook) when he got a heart attack.

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