Underline the correct tense:
Выберите правильную форму глагола:
1 Lynne Was singing/had sung As she was cleaning the windows.
2 Mr Todd Was teaching/had been teaching for thirty years when he retired.
3 I phoned Jack because I Wanted/had wanted To ask him a question.
4 They Had walked/had been walking for hours when they stopped for a rest.
5 The shop Had been selling/had sold the table by the time I got there.
6 Joe was happy. He Was winning/had won first prize in the competition.
7 It Was raining/had rained while they were playing the football match.
8 Rob Was opening/opened the box and looked inside.
9 Eve was delighted to hear that she Was getting/had got The job.
10 People Used to work/were working very long hours in those days.
11 I was running when I Slipped/was slipping On the ice.
12 They Were already buying/had already bought The tickets when they went to the concert.
13 Carol Had broken/was breaking Her arm, so she couldn’t write for six weeks.
14 We Had been staying/stayed In a hotel by the sea last summer.
15 Elvis Presley Sang/had sung lots of hit songs.
16 I Opened/was opening The door and stepped outside.
17 They Had stood/were standing outside when the results were announced.
18 Alexander Graham Bell Had invented/invented the telephone.
19 She broke the glass while she Had washed/was washing it.
Ответы к упражнению:
Was singing Had been teaching Wanted Had been walking Had sold Had won Was raining Opened Had got Used to work Slipped Had already bought Had broken Stayed Sang Opened Were standing Invented Was washing