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Past simple vs. past continuous
Past simeple vs. past continuous
I _____________ (sit) in a cafe when you _____________ (call) .
I was sitting in a cafe when you called.
We ___________ (play) tennis when John ___________ (hurt) his ankle.
We were playing tennis when John hurt his ankle.
What ___________ (they/do) at 10pm last night - it was really noisy?
What were you doing at 10pm last night - it was really noisy?
While Susie ___________ (watch) a film, she ________________ (hear) the noise.
While Susie was watching a film, she heard a noise.
He ____________ (take) a shower when the telephone ____________ (ring).
He was taking a shower when the telephone rang.
Her train ______________ (get) to the station, while we ______________ (wait) on the platform.
Her train got to the station, while we were waiting on the platform.
Why _____________ (stand) on a chair when I _____________ (come) into the room?
Why were you standing on a chair when I came into the room?
At 7pm yesterday, we ____________ (listen) to music.
At 7pm yesterday, we were listening (listen) to music.
While Tom _______________ (play) the piano, his mother _______________ (do) the washing-up.
While Tom was playing the piano, his mother was doing the washing-up.
I _______________ (have) dinner when I suddenly _______________ (hear) a loud bang.
I was having dinner when I suddenly heard a loud bang.
While I ____________(do) the washing-up, I ____________ (break) a plate.
While I was doing the washing-up, I broke a plate.
As the children __________ (sleep) , their parents __________ (watch) TV.
As the children were sleeping , their parents were watching TV.
He ___________ (hear) a loud bang while he ___________ (talk) to his friend.
He heard a loud bang while he was talking to his friend.
When they __________ (leave) the museum, the sun ___________ (shine) .
When they left the museum, the sun was shining.
Yesterday I ________ (go) to the Post Office, then I ________ (buy) some fruit at the supermarket and ________ (read) a book in the park.
Yesterday I went to the Post Office, then I bought some fruit at the supermarket and read a book in the park.
When I ___________ (walk) into the room, everyone ___________ (work).
When I walked into the room, everyone was working.
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