Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Additional exercises for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Put the verb into the correct form: present simple (I do), present continuous (I am doing), past simple (I did) or past continuous (I was doing).


  1. It isn’t raining
  2. was waiting; I arrived
  3. I’m getting
  4. do you do
  5. we arrived; it was raining
  6. phones; she didn’t phone
  7. you were thinking; I decided
  8. are you looking
  9. It doesn’t rain
  10. rang; I was getting
  11. we went; she was preparing; We didn’t want; we didn’t stay
  12. told; he didn’t believe; He thought; I was joking