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    #1

    Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    1. Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.
    2. Nina was visiting me at nine yesterday morning.
    #1 is supposed to be correct. Is #2 also acceptable?
    Last edited by sitifan; 04-Nov-2014 at 15:44.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    2 doesn't have the same meaning as 1.

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    #3

    Re: Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    Sitifan, I think you know that the answer to your question depends on the context..

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    #4

    Re: Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    What time did Nina arrive?

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    #5

    Re: Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    May I take 'was visiting' to mean 'was on the road to visit'?

    Not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: Nina visited me at nine yesterday morning.

    No. It means "was in the process/middle of visiting me". She had arrived already and the visit had started.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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