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Past Continuous

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    Complete the sentences and questions
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  • Last Sunday we ____ (cook) lunch when you texted us.
    Last Sunday we were cooking lunch when you texted us.
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  • While Jackson ____ (prepare) dinner, he cut his finger.
    While Jackson was preparing dinner, he cut his finger.
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  • Matt ____ (use) the computer when the modem stopped working.
    Matt was using the computer when the modem stopped working.
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  • When I walked into the room it was chaos! The children ____ (write) all over the walls!
    When I walked into the room it was chaos! The children were writing all over the walls!
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  • My nephew ____ (not swim) in the sea yesterday at 3 o'clock.
    My nephew wasn't swimming in the sea yesterday at 3 o'clock.
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  • The guys ____ (not surf) yesterday at 12 o'clock.
    The guys weren't surfing yesterday at 12 o'clock.
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  • I was sitting in the garden while the birds ____ (sing) beautifully.
    I was sitting in the garden while the birds were singing beautifully.
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  • Yesterday at 7 o'clock my brother ____ (do) his homework, but he didn't finish it.
    Yesterday at 7 o'clock my brother was doing his homework, but he didn't finish it.
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  • Dominic broke his leg while he ____ (ski) in the Alps.
    Dominic broke his leg while he was skiing in the Alps.
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  • It ____ (not rain) when we came out of the shopping centre.
    It wasn't raining when we came out of the shopping centre.
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  • What instruments ____ those musicians ____ (play)?
    What instruments were those musicians playing?
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  • Were Ari and Mabel staying with their parents? Yes, ____
    Were Ari and Mabel staying with their parents? Yes, they were
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  • What ____ Charles ____ (think) about last night?
    What was Charles thinking about last night?
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  • Why ____ Ian and you ____ (drink) champagne yesterday?
    Why were Ian and you drinking champagne yesterday?
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  • Rebecca was angry with her children because they ____ (not sleep) when she arrived.
    Rebecca was angry with her children because they weren't sleeping when she arrived.
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  • David didn’t go out because he ____ (not work) late.
    David didn’t go out because he was working late.
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  • Was I talking to you? Yes, ____.
    Was I talking to you? Yes, you were.
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  • Were you writing the report when the electricity went off? No, I ____.
    Were you writing the report when the electricity went off? No, I weren't.
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  • Were your parents fighting this morning? Yes, ____.
    Were your parents fighting this morning? Yes, they were.
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  • Was Amanda studying at the library last night? No, ____.
    Was Amanda studying at the library last night? No, she wasn't.
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  • Was Mark talking on the phone to his wife earlier? Yes, ____.
    Was Mark talking on the phone to his wife earlier? Yes, he was.
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  • Was the chef preparing the dinner when he burned his hand? No, ____.
    Was the chef preparing the dinner when he burned his hand? No, he wasn't.
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  • Were the computers operating well last week? Yes, ____.
    Were the computers operating well last week? Yes, they were.
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  • Were your friends watching the football game when you were there? No, ____.
    Were your friends watching the football game when you were there? No, they weren't.
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