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Past Simple vs Past Continuous

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  • My friends ................ (relax) on the beach yesterday at 5 o'clock.
    were relaxing
  • Last Friday at 3 o'clock Mandy ............... (study) for an exam.
    was studying
  • Buddy ................. (live) in Italy when he was a child.
    lived
  • The boy ....................... (not swim) in the sea yesterday at 3 o'clock.
    wasn't swimming
  • My sister and I ................. (fly) a kite in the park when we.................. (meet) our cousins.
    were flying / met
  • Yesterday at 7 o'clock my brother ............... (do) his homework, but he didn't finish it.
    was doing
  • .................. Tom and his father ................ (play) football when you visited them?
    Were Tom and his father playing
  • They were playing volleyball when the sun .................. (go) down
    went
  • Yesterday at 9 o'clock the lifeguard ..................... (watch) everyone on the beach.
    was watching
  • What ............... you ................. (do) last night at 9 o'clock? I ................. (watch) T.V.
    were you doing / was watching
  • When I ............... (walk) into the room it was chaos! The children ................ (write) all over the walls!
    walked / were writing
  • Last Sunday we .................. (cook) lunch when you texted us.
    were cooking
  • I was sitting in the garden while the birds ................... (sing) beautifully.
    were singing
  • Susan ................. (travel) to Mendoza when I ............... (see) her at the bus station.
    was travelling / saw
  • It .......................... (rain) when we .....................(come) out of the shopping centre.
    was raining / came
  • While he ..................... (prepare) dinner, he ............... (cut) his finger.
    was preparing / cut
  • The girls ............................ (surf) yesterday at 12 o'clock.
    were surfing
  • When the cars ...................... (crash) , people ................. (call) the police immediately.
    crashed / called
  • Matt ................ (use) the computer when the modem stopped working.
    was using
  • When I ............. (get) up this morning, my father .................. (listen) to the radio in the kitchen
    got / was listening
  • He .................. (break) his leg while he ..................... (ski) in the Alps.
    broke / was skiing
  • Yesterday I ................... (not go) to the cinema with my friends. I stayed at home.
    didn't go
  • The car .................... (stop) at the traffic lights.
    stopped
  • I ................... (be) ill last week, so I didn't go to the party.
    was
  • Claire ................. (go) to Egypt two years ago.
    went