How to say something was happening in the past in Levantine Arabic

Asma Wahba

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Today you’re going to hear how to say something was happening in the past in Levantine Arabic.

Each native speaker has submitted a recording of exactly how they would normally say that something was happening in the past.

This is not a conjugation list of past continuous verbs.

Here you may find a mixture of past continuous and past habitual verbs as they would normally be used by native speaker.

Sample sentences:

  • I was going.
  • You were running.
  • You (plural) were sleeping.
  • She was coming.
  • He was speaking.
  • We were seeing.
  • They were knowing.

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