Subject + was/ were + ing
|Examples:||I was walking||They were running
|You were killing||He/ she/ it was crying*|
|We were eating|
Past progressive is used for:
1. Explaining two or more actions that happened at the same time.
– Sorry I couldn’t answer the phone. I was making dinner when you called.
2. Remembering how someone typically acted.
– Yeah, I remember little Timmy; that kid was always coming in late to class.