Negations in the Past Progressive – Exercise 2

Task No. 4317

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gap and form negative sentences in Past Progressive.

You can use long or short (contracted) forms of the auxiliary.

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Maggie   volleyball. (not/to play)


Maggie was not playing volleyball. or
Maggie wasn't playing volleyball.

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Form of the Past Progressive

  1. Julia tea. (not/to drink)
  2. They the Internet. (not/to surf)
  3. My brother yesterday. (not/to sail)
  4. Oliver jokes. (not/to tell)
  5. The children their room. (not/to tidy)
  6. We ringtones. (not/to download)
  7. Claire her T-shirt. (not/to wash)
  8. He his homework. (not/to do)
  9. Their parents e-mails. (not/to write)
  10. Our dog after the white cat. (not/to run)