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    Default past progressive vs past perfect progressive

    "They were drilling for two moths before we shut them down." Would this be one of those cases where grammar has been simplified in conversation?

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    Default Re: past progressive vs past perfect progressive

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "They were drilling for two moths before we shut them down." Would this be one of those cases where grammar has been simplified in conversation?
    It's fine, although I've never heard of "drilling for moths". Is this some species of moth that lives underground?

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