Structure: Subject + Was/Were + Fourth Form Of Verb + Object

Use of Past Continuous Tense - अपूर्ण भुत काल के उपयोग

Rule 1: अपूर्ण भुत काल का प्रयोग वैसे कायों के लिए होता है, जो भुत काल मे जारी थे या हो रहे थे.

  1. I was writing this book yesterday morning.
  2. She saw me as she was passing by yesterday.
  3. They were reading a notice.
  4. When she came to me I was talking to my brother.

Rule 2: जब दो कार्य भुत काल मे एक ही समय मे हो रहे हो, या जारी हों तो दोनों कार्यों के लिए अपूर्ण भूतकाल का प्रयोग होता है.

  1. While my mother was singing, I was sleeping.
  2. While I was writing this chapter, my wife was watching T.V.

Rule 3: जब get, become, grow Verb का प्रयोग past मे किसी कार्य मे उत्तरोतर increase या decrease का बोध कराने के लिए होता है, तो इसके साथ अपूर्ण भूतकाल का प्रयोग होता है.

  1. He was becoming poorer and poorer.
  2. She was becoming more and more beautiful.
  3. It was getting darker and darker.