Complete the sentences by putting the verb in brackets into the Past Simple or Past Progressive.

1. I saw a light in your window as I ___________________ (pass) by.
2. The student ________________ (answer) the question when the headmistress came in.
3. Five years ago my Dad ___________________ (sell) his farm and __________________ (buy) a business stock company.
4. In 1999, KazakhOil __________________ (register) a subsidiary, Zhambai joint stock company.
5. Her computer _____________________ (crash) when she ____________________ (search) the Internet.
6. The acquired data _______________________ (help) the Agip KCO international oil consortium discover the Kashagan field.
7. In the spring of 2001 the Central Asian Industrial Holding ____________________ (launch) an attack on the assets of Hurricane Hydrocarbons.
8. All day yesterday we ___________________ (try) to develop a Web-based project.
9.Tests _________________________ (show) that the sea bed _____________________ (sink).
10. Engineers _________________________ (solve) the problem by installing a system which ________________________ (make) it possible to keep the foundations of the terminal building level.

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    Simple Past = passed, rode, wrote
    Past Progressive = was passing, was riding, was writing


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