Sentences and questions in the Past Continuous – Exercise 1

Task No. 1282

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences or questions in the Past Continuous. – Use the Long Form i.e “was/were not”

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Form of the Past Continuous

Welcome to your Sentences and questions in the Past Continuous – Exercise 1

1
He his car. (to drive)
Clue
WAS (Because of HE) + INFINITIVE + ING
2
I . (not/to listen)
Clue
WAS (Because of I) + NOT + INFINITIVE + ING
3
she to me? (to talk)
Clue
WAS (Because of SHE) + SUBJECT + INFINITIVE + ING
4
The children TV. (not/to watch)
Clue
WERE (Because of THE CHILDREN) + NOT + INFINITIVE + ING
5
Mum the bread. (to slice)
Clue
WAS (Because of MUM) + INFINITIVE + ING
6
you during the film? (to sleep)
Clue
WERE (Because of YOU) + SUBJECT + INFINITIVE + ING
7
They butterflies. (to catch)
Clue
WERE (Because of THEY) + INFINITIVE + ING
8
The man the whole night. (to sing)
Clue
WAS (Because of THE MAN) + INFINITIVE + ING
9
We in the garden. (not/to play)
Clue
WERE (Because of WE) + NOT + INFINITIVE + ING
10
the dog in the mud? (to run)
Clue
WAS (Because of THE DOG) + SUBJECT + INFINITIVE + ING