Past Continuous Tense (  فعل ماضي جاري)

Past Continuous Tense

Past Continuous Tense (  فعل ماضي جاري)

Introduction(تعارف):

Agar kisi Sentence mein koi aisa kam zahir kia gya ho jo “Past Tense” mein kisi waqt mein jari raha ho Tu aisey sentenses ko Past Continuous Tense kehte hai.

Identification(پہچان):

Past Continuous Tense key Urdu sentences  mein  pehchan ye he keh sentence key last mein “رہا تھا” , “رہي تھي” , “رہے تھے” , “رہي تھيں” etc Aata hai.

Examples: mein kharaha tha, Wo likh raha tha, Hum parh rahe thain etc.

Structure (بناوٹ):

Past Continuous Tense (  فعل ماضي جاري) ki sentences translate karne key lie “Subject” key bad “was/were” lagaye jatey hain. Aor Verb ki first form key sath “ing” ka izafa kia jata hai. Yaad rakhe keh Tamam Plural Subjects and you, we ke sath “Were” lagaya jata hai Aor He, She, It, I Aor Tamam Singular Subjects ke sath “Was” lagaya jata hai. Kabhi kabhi “you” ke sath “Was” bhi use hoskta hai.

Examples:

                              URDU                       ENGLISH
Hum likh rahe they. We were writing.
Hum hans rahe they. We were laughing.

 

Tum hans rahe they. You were laughing.
Wo gaa rahi thi. She was singing.

 

Negative Sentences:

Past continuous Tense key sentences ko Negative bananey k lie Helping Verbs “were/Was” aor main Verb+ing ke darmyan “not” lagaya jata.

Examples:

                              URDU                       ENGLISH
Hum nahi gaa rahe they. We were not singing.
Mein nahi ro raha tha. I was not weeping.
Wo nahi parh rahi thi. She was not studying.
Tum nahi dor rahe they. You were not running.

 

Interrogative Sentences:

Past continuous Tense key sentences ko interrogative bananey k lie “Subject” sey pehle “Were/was” Laga diya jata hai. Aor baqi same verb+ing laga diya jata hai aor tamam interrogative sentences key last mein ye nishan (?) lagaya jata hai.

Examples:

                              URDU                       ENGLISH
Kia tum dor rahe they? Were you running?
Kia sheharyar kheil raha tha? Was Sheharyar playing?
Kia main parh raha tha? Was I studying?
Kia Umar kha raha tha? Was Umar eating?

 

Revision (گردان):

               URDU         ENGLISH                URDU         ENGLISH
Mien nahi dor raha tha. I was not running. Sameena khana pakha rahi thi. Sameena was cooking..
Mein dor raha tha. I was running. Kia Sabina kaprey Estri kar rhi thi? Was Sabina pressing dress?
Kia mein nahi dor raha tha? Was  I not running? Kia Afsheen nahi ro rhi thi? Was Afsheen not weeping?
Hum nahi dor rahe thein. We were not running. Noreen chai nahi bana rahi thi. Noreen was not preparing tea.
Kia hum nahi dor rahe thein? Were  we not running? Hum parh rahe they. We were studying.
Tum nahi dor rahe they. You were not running. Falak Naz dor rhi thi. Falak Naz was running.
Kia ap nahi dor rahe they? Were  you not running? Kia Ibrahim dor raha tha? Was  Ibrahim running?

 

 

 

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