Examples of Past Continuous Tense

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Definition of Past Continuous Tense

Past Continuous Tense represents an on-going action of the past. It uses was/were and "ing" is added with the verb.

Examples of Past Continuous Tense

  • I was writing articles on different topics.
  • He was reading various kinds of books.
  • They were playing football in that field.
  • She was drinking coffee in that coffee shop.
  • He was studying in the library.
  • We were shopping in this market last week.
  • We were watching a movie in this Cineplex yesterday.
  • You were shopping in that market.
  • I was singing different kinds of songs, especially modern.
  • I was listening to melodious songs last evening.
  • He was traveling around the world.
  • They were playing hockey on that field last week.
  • The poet was writing a romantic poem.
  • The lyricist was writing a realistic song for the program.
  • Were you enjoying the concert of realistic songs?
  • I was not watching the cricket match on television.
  • He was practicing to sing the song for the program.
  • I was helping him to do the task.
  • We were enjoying the program thoroughly.
  • I was shopping at the Dhaka International Trade Fair with my elder brother.

 

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