how do i know when to use simple past (-d/-ed) from past continuous (was/were +ing)?
pls explain it the easiest way possible. i couldn't explain it to my friend, he's learning english and is confused. thanks!
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Last night I slept wery well. (1)
I was sleeping and the telephone rang. (2)
Nr 1 the action finished in the past
Nr 2 the action is going on in the past, but sometihing has it interrupted.