Complete the sentences with the simple past or the past progessive. Use any verb that seems right to you.

1. Last Saturday while Sandy…………….out the artic, she…………….her grandmother’s wedding dress.


2. Two days ago, Peter…………..all of his money out of the bank and…………..a new car.

Yesterday, while he…………..to work, he lost control of his steering and…………..another car. He

wasn’t hurt, but the accident completely…………..his new car.


3. Last night we suddenly…………..up from a sound sleep when we…………..noise about 3:00 A.M.

I thought it was a burglar, but it was only a cat that…………..along the window sill.


4. Two days ago I…………..my friends Ann and Andy at their apartment. They…………..the dishes

when I…………..They…………..quickly, and we all…………..down and…………..about old times.


5. When I…………..to/at the airport, Lisa…………..for me in the baggage claim area. As soon as

she…………..me, she…………..her arms and…………..something I couldn’t hear because the people

around me…………..so much noise.


6. Mary…………..outside…………..the flowers when it …………..to rain. So of course

she…………..off the hose and let nature take care of her garden.

(Tài liệu tham khảo: Betty Schrampfer Azar. Understanding and Using English Grammar.3rd ed)

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