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Past Simple or Past Continuous

  • When Alex ______, I _______ dinner. (arrive, have)
    arrived | was having dinner
  •  15
  • She ________ very fast and she _______ the tree. (run, not see)
    was running | didn't see
  •  20
  • I _______ a book when you ______ me. (read, call)
    was reading | called
  •  15
  • While my father _________, he ______ a beautiful bird. (run, see)
    was running | saw
  •  25
  • She ______ the road when I ____ her. (cross, see)
    was crossing | saw
  •  25
  • John _______ asleep while he _______ a book. (fall,read)
    fell | was reading
  •  25
  • When I _____ Martha at the party she _____ to Juliet. (see, not talk)
    saw | wasn't talking
  •  25
  • While we ______ to Ljubljana we _____ an accident. (drive, see)
    were driving | saw
  •  25
  • While they _________ home they ______ an accident. (go, have)
    were going | had
  •  25
  • When I ______ Kate, she _____ a black dress. (meet, wear)
    met | was wearing
  •  25
  • I _______ when I ______ off the bed. (sleep, fall)
    was sleeping | fell
  •  20
  • The phone ______ while David ______ a shower. (ring, have)
    rang | was having
  •  25
  • It _______ to rain while they _______ for the bus.(start, wait)
    started | were waiting
  •  15
  • While my father _______ a bike, he _____ two robbers run out of the bank. (ride, see)
    was riding | saw
  •  25
  • Last weekend Susan ______ and ______ her leg. (walk, break)
    was walking | broke
  •  25
  • Mary ______ lunch when they ______. (prepare, come)
    was preparing | came
  •  25
  • They ______ video games, while their mom _______ the dishes.(play, wash)
    were playing | washed
  •  15