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Continuous tense worksheet

Complete the following sentences using present or past continuous form of the verb given in the brackets. The sentences can be in the active or passive voice. Click here for a printer-friendly version of this continuous tense worksheet

1. Susie ---------------------------------- on her computer. (work)

2. The scales broke when I ---------------------------------- myself the other day. (weigh)

3. I ------------------------------------- for the shops to open. (wait)

4. Your suit -------------------------------------------- (clean use passive form)

5. We phoned the plumber because water -------------------------------------- down the walls. (run)

6. Your request --------------------------------- (review use passive form)

7. She phoned while I ------------------------------------- (cook)

8. The boys --------------------------------- their lessons. (learn)

9. My brother --------------------------------- tomorrow. (arrive)

10. The house ----------------------------------- by the masons. (build use passive form)

11. I ---------------------------------- when the lights went out. (read)

12. Excuse the mess. The house ---------------------------------- (paint use passive form)

13. I felt as if I --------------------------------------- (follow use passive form)

14. Your car ------------------------------------------ (repair use passive form)

Answers

1. Susie is working on her computer.

2. The scales broke when I was weighing myself the other day.

3. I am waiting for the shops to open.

4. Your coat is being cleaned.

5. We phoned the plumber because water was running down the walls.

6. Your request is being reviewed.

7. She phoned while I was cooking.

8. The boys are learning their lessons.

9. My brother is arriving tomorrow.

10. The house is being built by the masons.

11. I was reading when the lights went out.

12. Excuse the mess. The house is being painted.

13. I felt as if I was being followed.

14. Your car is being repaired.

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