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El Pasado Continuo (Past Continuous)

El pasado continuo se forma con el presente simple del verbo "Be" + el verbo principal en forma "ING"

Verbos Regulweres : Oraciones afirmativas

Estaba cantando
Estabas cantando
Estaba cantando

Estábamos cantando
Estabais cantando
Estaban cantando

I was singing
You were singing
He / She / It was singing

We were singing
You were singing
They were singing

Para formar preguntas cambiamos el orden de las palabras:

Verbos Regulweres : Preguntas

¿Estaba cantando?
¿Estabas cantando?
¿Estaba cantando?

¿Estábamos cantando?
¿Estabais cantando?
¿Estaban cantando?

Was I singing?
Were you singing?
Was he / she / it singing?

Were we singing?
Were you singing?
Were we singing?

Fíjate en el orden de las palabras en las preguntas:

WAS/WERE+ SUBJETO + VERBO EN ING + ?

Ahora veremos las oraciones negativas:

Verbos Regulweres : Oraciones negativas

No estaba cantando
No estabas cantando
No estaba cantando

No estábamos cantando
No estabais cantando
No estaban cantando

I was not singing
You were not singing
He / She / It was not singing

We were not singing
You were not singing
They were not singing

En cuanto a la forma de construir el pasado continuo, todos los verbos usan la misma estructura. O sea, que no hay excepciones aunque sí, algunos verbos no se suelen usar en este tiempo verbal.

Ahora veremos los usos del pasado continuo