Past simple vs Past continuous
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100

When David _____________ (wake up), his mother _________________ (cook) sopaipillas and his father _________________________ (repair) the house’s roof.

When David woke up, his mother was cooking sopaipillas and his father was repairing the house’s roof.

100

She __________ (live) here all her life.


She has lived here all her life.


100

I __________(never/be) in Colegio Misericordia until we came this year.

I had never been in Colegio Misericordia until we came this year.

100

She __________ (destroy) the gift that her brother____________ (give) to her a year ago.

She destroyed the gift that her brother had given to her a year ago.

100

I  ________ (play) football with my friends when Susan and her team _________. (come)

I was playing football with my friends when Susan and her team came.

200

John __________ (walk) downtown when he __________ (realize) that someone ________ (follow) him.

John was walking downtown when he realized that someone was following him.

200

Up to this moment, Alex _________________ (eat) five hot dogs. He’s amazing.

Up to this moment, Alex has eaten five hot dogs. He’s amazing.

200

We left the school because our friend ___________ (make) a mess in the laboratory class.

We left the school because our friend had made a mess in the laboratory class.

200

Gabriel _________ (show) me the photos he ________ (take) during his vacations.

Gabriel showed me the photos he had taken during his vacations.

200

When she ______ (start) to learn English, she ______ (have) already ________ (learn) Spanish.

When she started to learn English, she had already learned Spanish.

300

Bob ______ (call) me when I _________ (drive) home. I foolishly _______ (pick up) the phone. I almost ________ (have) an accident.

Bob called me when I was driving home. I foolishly picked up the phone. I almost had an accident.

300

She ____________ (work) in the bank ____ five years.

She has worked in the bank for five years.

300

After she went to her mother’s house, I ______ (find) her jacket.

After she went to her mother’s house, I had found her jacket.

300

When Samuel _______ (tell) what happened, I ______ (had) already ______ (know) it.

When Samuel told what happened, I had already known it.

300

Peter Parker _________ never ______ (be) in the space and Iron man ______ (know) it.

Peter Parker had never been in the space and Iron man knew it.

400

What _________ (you / do) at 8 p.m. last night? I ___________________ (study). Oh, I see. That’s why you ________________ (not/answer) the phone.

What were you doing at 8 p.m. last night? I was studying. Oh, I see. That’s why you didn't answer the phone.

400

_______________ (you / ever / think) about your future?


Have you ever thought about your future?


400

When I left the restaurant, I realized that I ___________ (eat) more than three completos.

When I left the restaurant, I realized that I had eaten more than three completos.

400

I  ________ (not/say) anything until she _______ (finish) talking.

I didn't say anything until she had finished talking.

400

[Sarah opens the door] Oh, look who _________ (come), it's Uncle John! Come in, please. What ___________ (you/do) during this last year? It __________ (be) a while since we don't see you around here.

[Sarah opens the door] Oh, look who has come, it's Uncle John! Come in, please. What have you done during this last year? It has been a while since we don't see you around here.