It is used to described about some scene of past.
- Children were fighting
- I was sleeping
- He was surfing internet
Here we use
'Was' is used for Singular
'Were' is used for Plural
Rules for Past Continuous
|Type of Noun/Pronoun||Present Continous||Past Continous|
|I||am + ing||was + ing|
|Singular (He, she, it)||is + ing||was + ing|
|They, You (Plural or or)||are + ing||were + ing|
Convert the following into Past Continuous Tense
She is looking gorgeousView Answer
She was looking gorgeous
- 'look changes into looking in Past Continuous'
- 'She' is singular,so we use 'was looking'
Dad is sitting on the sofaView Answer
Dad was sitting on the sofa
- 'sit' changes into sitting in Past Continuous'
- 'Dad' is singular,so we use 'was sitting'
They are playing video gameView Answer
They were playing video game
- 'play' changes into playing in Past Continuous'
- 'They' is plural,so we use 'were playing'
I am riding a bikeView Answer
I was riding a bike
- 'ride' changes into riding in Past Continuous'
- 'I' is singular,so we use 'was riding'
She is driving me crazyView Answer
She was driving me crazy
- 'drive' changes into driving in Past Continuous'
- 'She' is singular,so we use 'was driving'
I am not watching a scary movieView Answer
I was not watching a scary movie
- 'watch' changes into watching in Past Continuous'
- 'I' is singular,so we use 'was not watching'
Convert into Different Tenses
'I see a dream'
- Simple Present - I see a dream
- Simple Past - I saw a dream
- Simple Future - I will see a dream
- Present Continuous - I am seeing a dream
- Past Continuous - I was seeing a dream
'I am a dreamer'
- Simple Present - I am a dreamer
- Simple Past - I was a dreamer
- Simple Future - I will be a dreamer
- Present Continuous -
- Past Continuous -
(Continuous tense will not be use in these sentences)