T100 - Past Continuous Tense

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Complete the sentences with the PAST CONTINUOUS of the verbs in brackets !

  1. I looked outside but it . (STILL RAIN)
  2. This time last year we in Spain (TRAVEL).
  3. While we in the garden it started to rain (PLAY)
  4. You missed the ball because you it (NOT WATCH)
  5. While the students in the pool their parents them (SWIM, WATCH)
  6. My parents in Jamaica during the summer of 2016 (LIVE)
  7. Serena a tray when she slipped (CARRY).
  8. I couldn't come last night because I (WORK)
  9. She a shower when Cathy called. (HAVE)
  10. What for in the dustbin (YOU LOOK) ?
  11. It was a lovely day. The sun and the birds (SHINE, SING).
  12. Sorry . Could you say that again . - I (NOT LISTEN).
  13. He about the bad treatment he received (COMPLAIN)
  14. Between 2 and 4 yesterday afternoon they boys basketball (PLAY)