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What are the differences between present continuous tense and past continuous tense?

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November 25, 2008 10:25AM

Time!

'I was running' (past continuous) tells us that the action was in the past and has finished.

'I am running' (present continuous) tells us that the action started at some time in the past and is still continuing at the present time.