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The key answer of exercise 6.1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 6 - Past continuous for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


What were you doing at these times? Write sentences as in the examples. The past continuous is not always necessary (see the second example).


  1. I was having dinner.
  2. I was on a bus on my way home.
  3. I was working. 
  4. I was in bed asleep. 
  5. I was getting ready to go out. 
  6. I was watching TV at home.