SEE REPORT ? Exercise 9 - Past Tenses
Write the simple past or past progressive form of the verb in parentheses ( ).

A: 1. What (you, do) when I called?
B: 2. I (try) to get the Christmas decorations out of the attic.
3. As soon as I (find) the ring, I called Rebecca.
4. The school nurse (say) that he is too sick to be in school.
5. Gregory (arrive) at The Crab Shack around 9:00 p.m., but no one was  there.
6. Gloria is in the living room watching television. At this time yesterday, she (watch) television, too. That is all she ever does!
A: 7. I (call) you last night after dinner, but you were not there. Where were you?
B: 8. I (work out) at the fitness center.
9. When I walked into the busy office, the secretary (talk) on the phone with a customer.
10. I (watch) a mystery movie on TV when the electricity went out.
11. Cindy was in the room when Allen told me what happened, but she did not hear anything because she (listen, not).
12. It is strange that you called because I (think, just) about you.
13. The Titanic (cross) the Atlantic when it struck an iceberg.
14. The firemen (rescue)the old woman who was trapped on the roof of the burning building.
15. Sharon lived in Berlin for more than two years. In fact, she (live) there when the Berlin Wall came down.


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