As time goes by I was getting comfortable with him.

Gunday

Senior Member
Korean
#1
As time goes by I was getting comfortable with him.
As time went by I was getting comfortable with him.

Which is correct?
 

Brioche

Senior Member
Australia English
#3
As time goes by I was getting comfortable with him.
As time went by I was getting comfortable with him.

Which is correct?
Neither.

As time goes by, I am getting more comfortable with him.

As time went by, I got more comfortable with him.
 

Lexiphile

Senior Member
England English
#4
Sorry to disagree, Brio, but I don't think it is incorrect to use the continuous tense in the second option. It changes the feel of the sentence (a bit less "past"), but it doesn't seem wrong.
 
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