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    Didn't walk/ isn't walking

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    Didn't walk/ isn't walking
    Message from deardamir posted on 11-01-2020 at 20:33:54 (D | E | F)
    Hello everyone.
    Could you please help understand why I should use "isn't walking" instead "didn't walk" in the second sentence?
    Thanks for any reply.
    1. She usually walks to school.
    2. But this morning she (not walk) because she feels sick.
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    Edited by lucile83 on 11-01-2020 23:30


    Re: Didn't walk/ isn't walking from sherry48, posted on 11-01-2020 at 22:10:53 (D | E)
    Hello. These 2 sentences are correct.
    This morning she did not walk because she felt sick.
    This morning she is not walking because she feels sick.
    Do you think you know the answer to your question now?
    Sherry



    Re: Didn't walk/ isn't walking from deardamir, posted on 11-01-2020 at 22:50:56 (D | E)
    Yeah, kind of. I chose the Past Simple Negative whereas I should have chosen the Present Continues Negative. The whole sentence "exists" in the present tense.



    Re: Didn't walk/ isn't walking from here4u, posted on 11-01-2020 at 23:08:29 (D | E)
    Hello,

    As the second part of the sentence is in the present, and not in the past (as Sherry showed it ) should/ could be, the two tenses have to agree: the action (of not walking) is taking place at that moment... => present in -ing in the negative form.




    Re: Didn't walk/ isn't walking from deardamir, posted on 12-01-2020 at 10:41:29 (D | E)
    Thanks!




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