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

    I'm not a teacher, but here are the changes I would make:

    I had gotten dirty while working in the garden.
    Did you slip and fall?
    When I was finishing dinner my arm started hurting.
    By the time the doctor saw me, my arm had swollen up.

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    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 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 swollen up.
    This is fine.

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