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    #1

    tense

    Hi
    Which one of these two sounds better to you?

    1. Your clothes were dirty. What did you do yesterday?
    2. Your clothes were dirty. What were you doing yesterday?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: tense

    i'm not a teacher.
    neither, pardon me, they both sound odd.

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    #3

    Re: tense

    I prefer "what were you doing" which puts the emphasis on the activity that got your clothes so dirty, rather than the total event.

    {also not a teacher}

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