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    slavaj is offline Newbie
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    Past simple vs. past continuous

    Hello! I want someone to help me with the following question:
    Why do we use past simple here : I lived in Chicago for 2 years. And when can we use past continuous if we use time expressions such as for 2 years, for a week and so on.

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    Re: Past simple vs. past continuous

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Quote Originally Posted by slavaj View Post
    Why do we use past simple here : I lived in Chicago for 2 years.
    I'm not sure if I understand your question, but the implication of this sentence is that they no longer live in Chicago.

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