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Past Continuous [was/were + present participle] Examples: ã You were studying when she called. ã Were you studying when she called? ã You were not studying when she called. Complete List of ast Continuous !orms USE 1 Interrupted Action in the Past se the ast Continuous to indicate that a lon#er action in the past was interrupted. $he interruption is usually a shorter action in the %imple ast. &emem'er this can 'e a real interruption or (ust an interruption in time. Examples: ã ) was watc
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  Past Continuous  [was/were + present participle]Examples: ã  You were studying  when she called. ã Were  you studying  when she called? ã  You were not studying  when she called. Complete List of ast Continuous !orms USE 1 Interrupted Action in the Past se the ast Continuous to indicate that a lon#er action in the past was interrupted. $he interruption is usually a shorter action in the %imple ast. &emem'er this can 'e a real interruption or (ust an interruption in time.Examples: ã ) was watching  $* when she called. ã hen the phone ran#, she was writing  a letter. ã hile we were having  the picnic, it started to rain. ã hat were  you doing  when the earth-uae started? ã ) was listening  to my iod, so ) didnt hear the 0re alarm. ã  You were not listening  to me when ) told you to turn the o1en o2. ã hile 3ohn was sleeping  last ni#ht, someone stole his car. ã hile ) was writing  the email, the computer suddenly went o2. ã 4: hat were  you doing  when you 'roe your le#?5: ) was snowboarding . USE 2 Specifc i!e as an Interruption )n %E 6, descri'ed a'o1e, the ast Continuous is interrupted 'y a shorter action in the %imple ast. 7owe1er, you can also use a speci0c time as an interruption.Examples: ã Last ni#ht at 8 9, ) was eating  dinner. ã 4t midni#ht, we were  still driving  throu#h the desert. ã  Yesterday at this time, ) was sitting  at my des at wor.  Past Per ect   [had + past participle]Examples: ã  You had studied  En#lish 'efore you mo1ed to ew Yor. ã #ad  you studied  En#lish 'efore you mo1ed to ew Yor? ã  You had  not studied  En#lish 'efore you mo1ed to ew Yor. Complete List of ast erfect !orms USE 1 Co!pleted Action $e ore So!ething in the Past  $he ast erfect expresses the idea that somethin# occurred 'efore another action in the past. )t can also show that somethin# happened 'efore a speci0c time in the past.Examples: ã ) had  ne1er seen  such a 'eautiful 'each 'efore ) went to ;auai. ã ) did not ha1e any money 'ecause ) had lost  my wallet. ã  $ony new )stan'ul so well 'ecause he had visited  the city se1eral times. ã #ad  %usan e1er studied  $hai 'efore she mo1ed to $hailand? ã %he only understood the mo1ie 'ecause she had read  the 'oo. ã ;ristine had  ne1er been  to an opera 'efore last ni#ht. ã e were not a'le to #et a hotel room 'ecause we had not boo%ed  in ad1ance. USE 2 &uration $e ore So!ething in the Past '(on)Continuous *erbs+ ith on<Continuous *er's and some non<continuous uses of 9ixed *er's, we use the ast erfect to show that somethin# started in the past and continued up until another action in the past.Examples: ã e had had  that car for ten years 'efore it 'roe down. ã 5y the time 4lex 0nished his studies, he had been  in London for o1er ei#ht years.  ã  $hey felt 'ad a'out sellin# the house 'ecause they had owned  it for more than forty years.
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