Dicas de Inglês | Por Hugo Rafael

Future (in the past) Simple and Continuous
O tempo Futuro ou Future (in past), responde às perguntas:
What was going to happen? (O que iria acontecer?) Não contínua
What was going to be happening? (O que iria estar acontecendo?) Contínua

 

Note abaixo as estruturas:

  • Sujeito + was/were + going to + verbo em presente (I was going to work).
  • Sujeito + was/were + going to + be + verbo em progressivo (I was going to be working).

Future Simple (in past) – Forma não contínua

What was going to happen? -O que ia acontecer?

I was going to work – Eu ia trabalhar

Exemplos:

  • I am sorry. I was going to call you but then I forgot.

Desculpe. Ia ligar para você, mas eu esqueci.

  • We were going to take the foreign visitors around town, but they never arrived.

Íamos levar os visitantes estrangeiros para conhecer a cidade, mas eles nunca chegaram.

  • James was going to print his paper, but the printer was not working.

James ia imprimir o seu trabalho, mas a impressora não estava funcionando.

  • Mr. Robert was going to fix his car, but it was too expensive.

O Sr. Robert ia consertar o seu carro, mas estava caro demais.

  • That singer was going to record a new album but then she got sick.

Aquela cantora ia gravar um novo álbum, mas ela ficou doente.

Future Continuous (in past) – Forma continua

What was going to be happening? – O que iria estar acontecendo?

I was going to be working – Eu iria estar trabalhando.

Exemplos:

  • Mrs. Jones was going to be working in her garden, but it was too cold to be outdoors.

A Sra. Jones estaria trabalhando no jardim, mas estava frio demais para ficar fora.

  • Alan was going to be repairing the front door when the tenants arrived.

Alan estaria reparando a porta de ingresso quando chegassem os alugadores.

  • The boys had lost their tent so they were going to be sleeping under the trees.

Os meninos tinham perdido a barraca por isso estariam dormindo embaixo das árvores.

  • They were not going to be painting their apartment on a wet day.

Não estariam pintando o departamento num dia úmido.

  • Was Peter going to be calling her during the baseball game?

Peter iria ligar ela durante o jogo de baseball

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