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    fuadha is offline Junior Member
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    Default Sorry, here is my post. past pefect, past simple, or past progressive.

    Simple past, past perfect,or past progressive tense:

    Beth: hey Fred, what happened to your arm?
    Fred: I was working in the garden and I had got my dirty. So I decided to turn on the water and clean up.
    Beth: had you slipped and fallen?
    Fred: Yes. When I was finishing dinner, my arm was hurting.
    Beth: So what did you do?
    Fred: I went to the hospital. By the time the doctor finally saw me, my arm had swelled.

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    Default Re: Sorry, here is my post. past pefect, past simple, or past progressive.

    Quote Originally Posted by fuadha View Post
    Simple past, past perfect,or past progressive tense:

    Beth: hey Fred, what happened to your arm?
    Fred: I was working in the garden and I had got my dirty. So I decided to turn on the water and clean up.
    Beth: had you slipped and fallen?
    Fred: Yes. When I was finishing dinner, my arm was hurting.
    Beth: So what did you do?
    Fred: I went to the hospital. By the time the doctor finally saw me, my arm had swelled.
    Fuadha,

    This line,

    Fred: I was working in the garden and I had gotten [maybe 'got' for BrE; I'm not sure.] myself dirty [OR: I had gotten dirty]. So I decided to turn on the water and clean up.

    needs some changes. I've given some options.

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