Past Simple vs.

Past Continuous

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Past Simple  Past Continuous  Actiunea este incheiata. Actiunea este in progres. Atentie insa la verbele care nu pot fi folosite la forma continua (vezi diferente Present Simple vs. Continuous). daca in romana pot traduce cu imperfectul. .  De regula se traduce cu perfectul compus din romana. atunci in engleza este Past Continuous. in desfasurare De regula.

I was at home while she was calling me. We ate when my brother came.  Mancam cand a venit fratele meu.Exemple de propozitii Past Simple Past Continuous  Am mancat cand a venit fratele meu. Eram acasa in timp ce suna ea. We were eating when my brother came. I was at home when she called me.       (“to be” nu poate fi folosit la forma continua) (“to be” nu poate fi folosit la forma continua) . Eram acasa cand m-a sunat ea.