Negations in the Past Continuous – Exercise 1

Task No. 1034

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gap and form negative sentences in Past Continuous.

Use the long form  of the auxiliary, i.e. was not, were not.

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Form of the Past Continuous

Welcome to your Negations in the Past Progressive – Exercise 1

1
He a beer. (not/to drink)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
2
They to the teacher. (not/to listen)
Clue
were + not + verb + ing
3
The driver the car. (not/to stop)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
4
The baby his food. (not/to eat)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
5
We the television. (not/to watch)
Clue
were + not + verb + ing
6
David writing a letter. (not/to write)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
7
Jake the guitar. (not/to play)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
8
The friends songs. (not/to sing)
Clue
were + not + verb + ing
9
John a pipe. (not/to smoke)
Clue
was + not + verb + ing
10
Sean and Hanka to one another. (not/to speak)
Clue
were + not + verb + ing