Verbo To Be – Passado / Verb To Be – Past Simple/Simple Past

Posted: April 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

Verbo To Be – Passado / Verb To Be – Past Simple/Simple Past

– FORMAS:

Apresentamos a seguir as formas do Simple Past (Passado Simples) do verbo to be. As formas afirmativas e interrogativas do Simple Past não possuem contração; a forma negativa é organizada da seguinte maneira: na 1ª coluna encontra-se a forma sem contração e na 2ª, mostramos a forma contraída:

1 – AFFIRMATIVE FORM / FORMA AFIRMATIVA:

Forma Sem Contração Forma Contraída
was
—x—
You were
—x—
He was
—x—
She was
—x—
It was
—x—
We were
—x—
You were
—x—
They were
—x—

Examples:

They were talking about you. (Eles estavam falando de você.)

We were in a hurry last night and didn’t stop to talk to him. (Estávamos com pressa ontem à noite e não paramos para falar com ele.)

It was too cold yesterday. (Estava muito frio ontem.)

2 – NEGATIVE FORM / FORMA NEGATIVA:

Forma Sem Contração
Forma Contraída
was not
wasn’t
You were not
You weren’t
He was not
He wasn’t
She was not
She wasn’t
It was not
It wasn’t
We were not
We weren’t
You were not
You weren’t
They were not
They weren’t

Examples:

wasn’t feeling well, so I decided to go home. (Não estava me sentindo bem, então decidi ir para casa.)

They were not good students. (Eles não eram bons alunos.)

Mary wasn’t the main actress. (Mary não era a atriz principal.)

3 – INTERROGATIVE FORM / FORMA INTERROGATIVA:

Forma Sem Contração
Forma Contraída
was I?
—x—
were you?
—x—
was he?
—x—
was she?
—x—
was it?
—x—
were we?
—x—
were you?
—x—
were they?
—x—
Examples: 

Was he wearing a pair of sunglasses when you met him?
(Ele estava usando óculos de sol quando você o encontrou?)

 

Was the blender working yesterday? (O liquidificador estava funcionando ontem?) 

Were you occupied when I called to you? (Você estava ocupado quando lhe liguei?)

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