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    I was slept vs I was asleep vs I was sleeping. What is the difference in meaning?

    What is the difference in meaning between: I was slept, I was asleep, I was sleeping?

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    Re: I was slept vs I was asleep vs I was sleeping. What is the difference in meaning?

    Quote Originally Posted by papirrines View Post
    What is the difference in meaning between: I was slept, I was asleep, I was sleeping?
    The first one is not possible. The other two mean the same thing.

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    Re: I was slept vs I was asleep vs I was sleeping. What is the difference in meaning?

    Quote Originally Posted by papirrines View Post
    What is the difference in meaning between: I was slept, I was asleep, I was sleeping?
    "I was slept" - this is not grammatical

    There's no different in many contexts between "I was asleep" and "I was sleeping."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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