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Время Past Continuous часто употребляют с Past Simple, чтобы сказать, что-то еще произошло во время совершения действия: Past Continuous Present time Past Simple - At seven a. m. I woke up because Bill was calling. - When I came back to a cave I saw that Bill was standing with his back to the wall. Время Past continuous часто употребляется после таких фраз, как: the whole day, all day long, yesterday at 2 a. m. -The car was waiting for them at the stage door the whole day. - All day long he was walking noiselessly, like a scout.
Запомните: Существуют несколько глаголов, которые обычно не используются в Past Continuous. Это глаголы, обозначающие чувства или мыслительные операции. want love hate like see hear belong realize believe know mean understand suppose forget remember Например: - I had many books by this writer. (то есть обладать) - I hated doing nothing - She didn't like reading newspapers. - The car belonged to our neighbours. - They didn’t hear us. They were too far away. - She seemed very tired. need prefer seem
• Put the verb “to be” in the necessary form. 1. I (was, were) playing football in the yard the whole day. 2. Bill (was, were) writing an exercise in his notebook. 3. Mike and John (was, were) playing tennis at 5 p. m. 4. Dan (was, were) writing a letter. 5. We (was, were) going to school at 8 a. m. 6. My father (was, were) working in the office from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. 7. My friend (was, were) reading a book. 8. Dolly (was, were) watching TV from 5 p. m. to 7 p. m 9. They (was, were) doing homework yesterday at 8 p. m. 10. Mike (was, were) sitting on the sofa. • Put the sentences in the negative form. • Make questions to them.