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Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 1

1. Belinda ---- (sleep) when we came home.


Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 2

At 6 o'clock, I ________ (eat) dinner.


Detailed Solution for Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 2

Simple Past tense,
At 6 o'clock, I was eating dinner.

Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 3

Jennifer and her sister ---- (swim).


Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 4

I ---- (ride) my bike all day.


Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

The students ---- (listen) to the teacher very carefully.


Detailed Solution for Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

The sentence is in the past tense.
After that the sentence will become the past continuous sentence because this thing will be continued in the future also.
Therefore,The students were listening to the teacher very carefully.

Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 6

The boy ————————— (sleep).


Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 7

I ———————– (read) when the lights went out.


Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

She ———————– (wash) the clothes.


Detailed Solution for Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

Correct answer is "was washing". The past continuous tense is used to describe an action that was in progress at a specific time in the past.

Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 9

I ————————- (cook) dinner when the visitors arrived.


Detailed Solution for Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 9

The past continuous tense is mainly used to talk about past events that were in progress at a particular point of time in the past.
"I was cooking dinner when the visitors arrived".
This tense form is also used to talk about events happening at the same time that something important happened in the past. Note that we use the simple past to denote the action that happened in the middle of the longer action denoted by the past continuous tense.
 

Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

Julia ————————- (do) her homework at 8 pm. {write all letter in small and a space between two words}


Detailed Solution for Past Continuous Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

Past Continuous Tense.
Julia was doing her homework at 8 pm.
 

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