Los Pasados Progresivos

Past progressives

Los pasados progresivos in Spanish are past tenses that express actions that were in progress in the past. In Spanish there are four past progressive tenses:

Ella estuvo bailando con ese chico toda la noche.
She was dancing with that guy all night.

Yo estaba planchando cuando llegó mi madre.
I was ironing when my mother arrived.

Hemos estado hablando sobre las próximas vacaciones.
We have been talking about the next holidays.

habías estado jugando al rugby en el parque.
You had been playing rugby in the park.

 

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