Past continuous – minulý průběhový čas

 

Konstrukce věty

+

was / were + verb + ing

 

They were waiting.

-

was / were not + verb + ing

 

She wasnt waiting.

?

was / were ..... + verb + ing?

 

Were you waiting?

 

Použití

Události, které začaly před minulou akcí a pokračující až do doby minulé akce, nebo ještě déle.

 

We did some revision while we were travelling. When we were queuing for the cinema, we saw a really famoous footballer..

Dvě věci, které se staly ve stejnou dobu.

 

He was buying a burger and all the crowds were walking past.

Opakované události se slovy always, continualy pro vyjádření  kritiky aktivity

 

Your mother was always doing her homework. (byla až moc pečlivá)

Nenaplněné plány se slovy hope, plan..

 

I was hoping to find a new jacket.

 

Stavová slovesa se používají pouze s minulým prostým časem !