I'm wondering if both of the following sentences are fine:
1) At 23.30 he went to bed (a complete action)
At 23.30 he was going to bed (he was in the process of going to bed).
The second one sounds a bit strange to me, but the book I'm using requires putting the verbs in the past continuous tense.
2) Shubert wrote his 6th symphony (he completed it)
Shubert was writing his 7th symphony (he didn't manage to complete it).
Is 'was writing' the only possible tense in the second sentence?
Thank you in advance.
You helped a lot, thank you!
How do you feel about the progressive tense used in this example?
- You walked away...
- I was getting someting