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Past Simple or Past Continuous?

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    Past Simple and Past Continuous forms in sentences
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  • It _______ to rain while they _______ for the bus.(start, wait)
    started, were waiting
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  • When I ______ Kate, she _____ a black dress. (meet, wear)
    met, was wearing
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  • While they _________ home they ______ a beautiful rainbow. (go, see)
    were going, saw
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  • I _______ when I ______ off the bed. (sleep, fall)
    was sleeping, fell
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  • The phone ______ while David ______ a shower. (ring, have)
    rang, was having
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  • While we ______ to Paris we _____ an accident. (drive, see)
    were driving, saw
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  • Last weekend Susan ______ and ______ her leg. (walk, break)
    was walking, broke
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  • Mary ______ lunch when they ______. (prepare, come)
    was preparing, came
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  • While my father _______ a bike, he _____ two robbers run out of the bank. (ride, see)
    was riding, saw
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  • They ______ video games while their mom _______ the dishes.(play, wash)
    were playing, was washing
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  • When I _____ Martha at the party she _____ to Juliet. (see, not talk)
    saw, wasn't talking
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  • John _______ asleep while he _______ a book. (fall,read)
    fell, was reading
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  • She ______ the road when I ____ her. (cross, meet)
    was crossing, met
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  • They _______ off their bikes because they _______ too fast. (fall, ride)
    fell, were riding
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  • While my father _________, my mum _________ tennis. (run, play)
    was running, was playing
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  • I _______ a book when you ______ me. (read, call)
    was reading, called
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  • She ________ very fast and she _______ the tree. (run, not see)
    was running, didn't see
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  • When Alex ______, I _______ dinner. (arrive, have)
    arrived, was having
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