Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Palestinian Territory
      • Current Location:
      • Palestinian Territory

    • Join Date: May 2013
    • Posts: 4
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    Unhappy PLease asnwer this questine before my mind explode ): please

    1-The weather was terrible . It went on raining all day
    2-She has gone on writing novel after novel for three years

    The two sentences have keyword to present perfect continuous
    the first---- all+day
    the second ----- for + 3 years
    Why is the first sentence not - has gone on raining?

    Please help me I can't understand that. ):
    Last edited by alaaodeh; 15-May-2013 at 09:41.

  1. 5jj's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: Oct 2010
    • Posts: 28,135
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: PLease asnwer this questine before my mind explode ): please

    Quote Originally Posted by alaaodeh View Post
    1-The weather was terrible . iIt went on raining all day.
    2-sShe has gone on writing novel after novel for three years .

    tThe two sentences have keyword to present perfect continuous,
    the first---- by+day,
    the second ----- for + 3 hoursyears.
    wWhy is the first sentence not - has gone on raining? !!!!-

    pPlease help me. iI can't understand that. ):
    There is no 'by' in the sentences in your first example. The first sentence clearly establishes that the speaker is talking about the past.

    Please note the corrections I made in your post.

Similar Threads

  1. Numbers-Can anyone asnwer this or have an idea
    By alkaspeltzar in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 18-Dec-2009, 17:18
  2. about to explode
    By jctgf in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-Apr-2008, 00:42
  3. Explode back
    By Bushwhacker in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-Mar-2008, 19:56
  4. What is the original meaning of explode!
    By sky753 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 27-Nov-2007, 01:50
  5. What do you think is an asnwer?
    By juliana0403 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 20-Jun-2007, 08:49

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •