Which type of tense is correct to be used in the sentence: We waited/were waiting for the bus, it didn't come. I believed that both are acceptable. However, my other colleagues said that only ...
I'm reading Jennifer Haigh's short story Sublimation, and I came across a sentence that grabbed my attention. "Their son's habit isn't news to her, not really, though she always imagined he'd ...
Do I so often encounter simple past for past participle (e.g., “I have went,” “what was did to her”) because of where I am or when?
Since moving to small-town northern Minnesota (USA) two dozen years back to teach English, I have noticed a lot of instances in spoken language where the simple past is used in lieu of the past ...