[Grammar] Yesterday, I was busy working when a cat approched me.

sania-baharat

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Teachers, which of the followning is correctt?

Yesterday, I was busy working when a cat approched me.

Yesterday, I was busy working when a cat was approaching me.
 

emsr2d2

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The first is grammatical and natural but you have misspelt "approa​ched".

The use of the simple past continuous in the second doesn't work.
 
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