Past Simple to Past Continuous – Exercise

Task No. 1318

Rewrite the sentences or questions putting the verbs in the Past Continuous.

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Welcome to your Past Simple to Past Continuous – Exercise

1 She cooked a cake.
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of SHE) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb COOKED
2 I drove a car.
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of I) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb DROVE
3 They did not watch television.
Clue
Substitute WERE (because of THEY) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb DID NOT WATCH
4 Sean went to sleep.
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of SEAN) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb WENT
5 Did it rain yesterday?
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of IT) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb DID RAIN
6 Jake phoned me last night.
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of JAKE) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb PHONED
7 The children played in the garden.
Clue
Substitute WERE (because of THE CHILDREN) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb PLAYED
8 They bought some apples.
Clue
Substitute WERE (because of THEY) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb BOUGHT
9 I did not walk to work.
Clue
Substitute WAS (because of I) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb DID NOT WALK
10 What did you do on Saturday evening?
Clue
Substitute WERE (because of YOU) + INFINITIVE + ING for the main verb DID DO