The teacher and writer as well as some students something when we entered the room.
A. discussed B. were discussing C. have discussed D. was discussing
—Can you tell me if Tom has finished his homework?
—I've no idea. He ________ it this morning.
A．has being doing B．had done
C．is doing D．was doing
—Have they got their new house painted yet?
—I don't know. But I was told it ________ when I met them last week.
A．had been painting B．would be painting
C．was painted D．was being painted
Linda felt someone ________ on her way home from work yesterday evening, and therefore she was frightened and looked back from time to time.
A．followed B．would follow
C．had followed D．was following
—What happened to Bill?
—He ________ really fast when suddenly he ran into a parked car.
A．had run B．was running
C．has run D．has been running
—What's up? You didn't pick up the phone just now.
—I'm sorry that I ________ dancing with music on, but it's done now.
A．practised B．was practising
C．am practising D．have practiced
—What happened? I called you several times yesterday evening, but I couldn't get through.
—Sorry, my sister and I ________ on the phone all the time.
A．talked B．have talked
C．were talking D．have been talking
—David, are you listening to me?
—Sorry, Dad. I ________ to make sense of what the reporter said.
A．was trying B．have tried
C．am trying D．tried
—Ouch! You hurt me.
—I'm sorry. But I ________ any harm. I ________ to drive a rat out.
A．don't mean; am trying
B．didn't mean; tried
C．haven't meant; tried
D．didn't mean; was trying
I called Hnnah many times yesterday evening, but I couldn’t get through. Her brother _________ on the phone all the time!
A. was talking B. has been talking
C. has talked D. talked