The past continuous is formed from the past tense of be (was/were) with the -ing form of the verb.
We use the past continuous to talk about the past
I was reading when the cellphone rang.
We were playing when she fell asleep.
At ten o’clock, I was sleeping.
I was reading while he was watching TV.
They were playing and we were singing.
She was painting while I listening to music.
They were always screaming.
I was working every weekend, five hours for day.
He was always leaving the tap running.
When I walked into the classroom, a group of people were talking…
It was a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the birds were singing…
When I started my essay, my sisters were discussing…
Subject + (Was/Were) + verb in Ing + ob/c
She was eating when I called her.
We were writing.
Subject+ (wasn’t/ was not – Weren’t/were not) + verb in Ing + ob/c
He was not studying.
You were not playing guitar.
Was/were + subject +verb in Ing +c/ob ?
Was she reading?
Were you cooking a cake?
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