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Past Progressive
actions were in progress at special time in the past
Past Progressive
two actions were happening at the same time (the actions do not influence each other)
Past Progressive
together with Simple Past
Past Progressive
repeated actions irritating the speaker (with always, constantly, forever)
Past Progressive
Signal words: while
Past Progressive
while
Past Progressive
to be (was, were) + infinitive + -ing
Affirmative sentences in the Past Progressive
You were playing football.
Negative sentences in the Past Progressive
I was not playing football.
Questions in the Past Progressive
Was he playing football?
Past Progressive
an action happened in the middle of another action
Past Progressive
someone was doing sth. at a certain time (in the past) - you do not know whether it was finished or not
Past Progressive
was/were + infinitive + -ing