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    #1

    is this sentence correct ?

    I was reading a book , when my friend came.

    Is it correct because it is in the text book ( past continuous lesson ) I have studied that after when, as, while we use past continuous not past simple.

    thanks in advance
    Last edited by nora2000; 07-Apr-2009 at 22:55.

  1. #2

    Re: is this sentence correct ?

    Yes, it is correct. It is a past continous tense since the action was going on.

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    #3

    Re: is this sentence correct ?

    i mean is it ok to use past simple after while and then to use past continuous !!!

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