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hi! Is the answer to this grammar qn a simple past tense hence option no. 2? tq!

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While Dave was exercising in the gymnasium, someone _______________ his wallet and handphone.

1) steal 

2) stole

3) has stolen

4) was stealing 

Answer

Yes as “we often use the past continuous and the past simple tense together. When this happens, the past continuous describes a longer, ‘background’ action or situation and the past simple describes the action or events.”

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tq for the explanation! 

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u r most welcome!

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