English Grammar Lessons
Past Progressive Tense - Glossary of Terms
Past Progressive Tense
Verbs describing actions that took place in the past are said
to be in the past tense. The past progressive tense is
used for an on-going action
that took place in the past.
painting the door when the bird struck the window.
The jury was
considering its verdict for several hours.
The past progressive tense is one for four past tenses. They
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