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    The bin was overflowing with rubbish.

    Hello.

    There is a sentence like that: 'The bin was overflowing with rubbish.'


    My question: Is 'was overflowing' Past Continous?

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    Re: The bin was overflowing with rubbish.

    Note that there was no need to capitalise "past continuous".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The bin was overflowing with rubbish.

    In other words - 'was' is past simple, and 'overflowing' is past participle? Am I right?

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    Re: The bin was overflowing with rubbish.

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    Half right. Why?
    I'm just trying to translate the sentence the best. What do you mean by 'half right'?

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