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Past Simple vs. Past Progressive
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She met her boyfriend while she was traveling in Europe.
She ________ (meet) her boyfriend while she ________ (travel) in Europe.
I was watching TV when Joe came over.
I ________ (watch) TV when Joe ________ (come) over.
She was working when I called her.
She ________ (work) when I ________ (call) her.
When he walked in, everyone stopped talking.
When he ________ (walk) in, everyone ________ (stop) talking.
He broke his leg while he was skiing.
He ________ (break) his leg while he ________ (ski).
When I saw Tom, he was talking to Mary.
When ________ (see) Tom, he ________ (talk) to Mary.
She fell off her bike and broke her arm.
She ________ (fall) off her bike and ________ (break) her arm.
Somebody knocked on the door while I was sleeping.
Somebody ________ (knock) on the door while I ________ (sleep)
They were studying hard while he was watching TV.
They ________ (study) hard while he ________ (watch) TV.
When it started raining, she went inside.
When it ________ (start), she ________ (go) inside.
She was walking home when it started raining.
She ________ (walk) home when it ________ (start) raining.
He dropped his pen when I yelled at him.
He ________ (drop) his pen when I ________ (yell) at him.
She was waiting for me when I got home.
She ________ (wait) for me when I ________ (get) home.
When you called, I was sleeping.
When ________ (call), I ________ (sleep).
I saw him while I was walking to school.
I ________ (see) him while I was walking to school.
She was sitting in a cafe when the car crashed.
She ________ (sit) in a cafe when the car ________ (crash).
When the earthquake struck, we were taking a test.
When the earthquake ________ (strike), we ________ (taking) a test.
When the lights went out, we took out our phones.
When the lights ________ (go) out, we ________ (take) out our phones.
She was texting while she was driving.
She ________ (text) while she ________ (drive).
She was texting when the car hit her.
She ________ (text) when the car ________ (hit) her.
She texted her friend after the car hit her.
She ________ (text) her friend after the car ________ (hit) her.
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