زمن الماضي المستمر
The Past Continuouse
ويتكون هذا الزمن من فعل مضاف له ing was , were + حيث ان (was) تستخدم مع الضمير او الاسم المفرد وتستخدم (were) مع الضمير او الاسم الجمع وكما في الامثلة التالية ...
He was looking ill.
Everyone was begging the captain to surrender.
I was meeting thousands of people and getting to know no one.
I was waiting angrily on Monday morning.
She was always knitting-making sweaters or baby clothes.
Our builder was forever going on skiing holiday.
He arrived about six in the evening.
I was waiting angrily on Monday morning when I saw Mrs. Miller.