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    while

    Is this correct:
    He must have come in while we watched TV.

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    It sounds fine, you could also say: he must have come in while we were watching TV.

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    Of the two, Lib's is the more standard phrase as the past progressive goes with the longer action.

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    Re: while

    Quote Originally Posted by yervand
    Is this correct:
    He must have come in while we watched TV.
    I agree with Lib and TDOL.

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