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    Help regarding the PAST CONTINUOUS

    Can you please look at these sentences using the PAST CONTINUOUS and match them to their uses.


    1) At 8.15 p.m. I was having dinner. (is it E)
    2) We were playing dominoes and talking about politics. (is it A)
    3) I was watching TV when I heard a loud bang. (is it D)
    4) She was preparing for her classes all evening. (is it B)
    5) We were leaving the next day. (is it C )


    a) Two continuous actions happening at the same time
    b) A continuous action covering a period of time
    c) An action which was in progress, but began before a specified time
    d) Something interrupting a continuous action
    e) An arrangement in the past.
    Last edited by tonyheaney; 29-Sep-2009 at 02:48. Reason: just needed to delete a typo

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    Exclamation Re: Help regarding the PAST CONTINUOUS

    Quote Originally Posted by tonyheaney View Post
    Can you please look at these sentences using the PAST CONTINUOUS and match them to their uses.


    1) At 8.15 p.m. I was having dinner. (is it E) It is (c)
    2) We were playing dominoes and talking about politics. (is it A)
    3) I was watching TV when I heard a loud bang. (is it D)
    4) She was preparing for her classes all evening. (is it B)
    5) We were leaving the next day. (is it C ) It is (e)


    a) Two continuous actions happening at the same time
    b) A continuous action covering a period of time
    c) An action which was in progress, but began before a specified time
    d) Something interrupting a continuous action
    e) An arrangement in the past.
    SKP
    Last edited by sarat_106; 29-Sep-2009 at 08:03.

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