It doesn't have to be. The simple past works just as well.Originally Posted by Unregistered
He visited some friends in Frankfurt.
The continuous tense adds movement to the action. That is, the difference between the simple tenses and the continuous tense is like the difference between a photo graph, a still picture (simple tenses) and a movie, a moving picture (continuous tense).
Both are fine. The second sentence omits, or leaves out "was". It's left out because it's already mentioned. The conjunction "and" joins two like structures, and if a word in both structures is the same, then the second one is often left out, like this,And which of these 2 is correct?
I saw Jim in the park. He was sitting on the grass and was reading a book.
I saw Jim in the park. He was sitting on the grass and reading a book.
Do I need to use a pronoun after "and"?
thank you so much.!
He was sitting and was reading.
He was sitting and reading.
Both are OK, but the second one is more efficient.
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