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    The eye-catching billboard was taken down because it was causing traffic accidents.

    The eye-catching billboard was taken down because it was causing traffic accidents.
    Is this sentence correct? Why does "the because clause" take the past progressive tense? How about "it caused traffic accidents"? Thanks!

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    Re: The eye-catching billboard was taken down because it was causing traffic accident

    The past continuous tense is appropriate for a action in the past that is interrupted(by a shorter action).
    I am not a teacher.

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