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    Sambodia is offline Newbie
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    Default two-way conversation

    Hello,

    When answering a question, what's the difference between:

    Q: Was John talking on the phone?
    A: Yes, he was.
    and
    A: Yes, he was talking.

    Thanks in advance

    Sambodia

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: two-way conversation

    A: Yes, he was. This is more natural. There is no need to repeat talking.

    Rover

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    Sambodia is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: two-way conversation

    Thanks a lot Rover
    Sambodia

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