I would like to know, if the following sentence can ever be correct in any context? How long were you at work? Or it must be: How long had you been at work? For example: How long were ...
I think it's grammatically more accurate to say,"The market was closed after a virus had been found." However, it sounds "better" to say,"The market was closed after a virus was found." Grammatically, ...
What are the differences in meaning between the below two sentences: He was just offered a well-paid job with Radio Four. (Past Simple Passive) He has just been offered a well-paid job with ...
In the BBC radio drama The Archers, the following conversation takes place: A: David, you are not going to say what you saw. You love your family, right? David: What? A: ...