As time goes by I was getting comfortable with him.

Gunday

Senior Member
Korean
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
    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
    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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