Past Perfect Continuous tense exercise (fill in the blanks/gaps )

In this exercise, you are going to practice when and how to use: the Past Perfect continuous tense.

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Past Perfect Continuous tense exercise

You (sit) there for an hour when they came in

We (play) football for 3 hours when it started raining

She (work) at company for three years when I came here

Before I moved into my own apartment I (live) in a house with five roommates

The sun (shine) all day and then the clouds rolled in

Our trip to Paris was everything we (dream) of for the past ten years

We (sleep) for 12 hours when he woke us up

He (drive) less than an hour when he ran out of petrol

I (walk/not) for very long before someone stopped me

How long had she (learn) English  before she went abroad?


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