Indicative past progressive


auxiliary verb dâshtan (to have) in past simple + main verb in past imperfect


This tense is similar to English past continuous tense.

raftan — to go
dâshtam miraftamI was goingdâshtim miraftimwe were going
dâshti miraftiyou were goingdâshtid miraftidyou were going
dâsht mirafthe/she/it was goingdâshtand miraftandthey were going
kâr kardan — to work
dâshtam kâr mikardamI was workingdâshtim kâr mikardimwe were working
dâshti kâr mikardiyou were workingdâshtid kâr mikardidyou were working
dâsht kâr mikardhe/she/it was workingdâshtand kâr mikardandthey were working


As stated in the definition of the progressive aspect, progressive tenses are only used for in-progress actions and therefore, they don't have a negative conjugation.