Past Continuous


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Past Continuous
The fundamentals of English grammar

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Past Continuous
употребляется для выражения действия, происходящего
в определённый момент или период времени в прошлом
was
were
V
ing
I/he/she/it
you/we/they
Questions
Negations
Mary was writing an essay at 2 o’clock yesterday.
Statements
Was Mary writing an essay at 2 o’clock yesterday?
Yes, she was.
No, she wasn’t.
Mary wasn’t writing an essay at 2 o’clock yesterday.
They were playing tennis from 5 till 6 yesterday.
Were they playing tennis from 5 till 6 yesterday?
Yes, they were.
No, they weren’t.
They weren’t playing tennis from 5 till 6 yesterday.
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Определённый момент времени в прошлом может быть выражен:
конкретным временем
периодом времени в прошлом
придаточным предложением
He was doing his homework when I entered the room.
When I came, my parents were having tea.
I was reading from 7 till 9 o’clock yesterday.
Just think. Two days ago at this time I was lying on the beach in the sun.
Sam was repairing his car at 5.50 p.m. yesterday
Usage
P.S.
P.S.
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Подчёркивается процесс действия в прошлом с помощью:
союзов while
when
as
all day long
the whole evening 
all the time  
While we were driving from Rome to Milan, our bus broke down.
Когда мы ехали из Рима в Милан, наш автобус сломался.
As I was coming here I met your brother.
Когда я шел сюда, я встретил твоего брата.
Sam was working in the garden
all day long.
Usage
It was raining the whole evening!
She was crying all the time!
annoying action