(Redirected from Past continuous)
- "I was doing something"
The action must be a progressive action.
Meaning[edit | edit source]
English speakers use this to talk about a progressive action in past time that was ongoing either (1) when something else happened in the past or (2) at a specific time point in the past. For example:
- "I was having a bath when you called"
- "I was eating breakfast at 9 o’clock this morning."