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The past progressive tense
to talk about past events in progress
The past progressive is used to talk about events that were in progress around a particular past time.
The past progressive is also used to stress that an activity was in progress at every moment during a period of time.
past progressive and simple past
We often use the past progressive together with a simple past tense. The past progressive refers to a longer background action or situation; the simple past refers to a shorter action or event that happened in the middle of the longer action.
|Category: Tenses | Added by: Teacher_Koce (2014-01-07)|
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