Exercise 23.2: Past simple or past continuous

Use the verb in the brackets and the past simple or the past continuous formation to complete the sentence.

Example: I ____ (watch) TV when the phone (ring).
Answer: I was watching TV when the phone rang.

1. We ____ (watch) TV when the power went off.

2. We ____ (win) the game yesterday.

3. We ____ (win) yesterday when the referee stopped the game.

4. George ____ (sleep) when I called him.

5. By the time I ____ (arrive) class was over.

Unit 23