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Are both sentences OK? (due to earthquake) If I say; We stayed out all night. We spend the night out.And this; We were out all night.
Nov 13, 2017 11:41 AM
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We spent the night outside
November 13, 2017
"We spend" would need to be "we spent" as this is the past simple of "to spend". So it would read: "Due to an earthquake, we spent the night outside". "In the open" would be a more common alternative to "outside" giving you: "Due to an earthquake, we spent the night in the open". To 'go out at night' implies going out for the purpose of entertainment so you would not say "We were out all night" in the context of an earthquake. Hope that helps!
November 13, 2017
The sentence are correct yes. The only thing you must keep in mind is what you people to know. For example. We stayed out (all night.) the key word in that sentence is, "all night" We spend the night out. this can mean you went out for 2,3,4 hours last night, it does not specify how long . "We were out all night" is the same as "We stayed out all night"
November 13, 2017
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