San
Lv 5

Do these sentences mean the same thing?

A. He began to walk out of the kitchen when he was hit by an idea.

B. He was beginning to walk out of the kitchen when he was hit by an idea.

Thanks!

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    No. The first means the idea arrived after he started leaving the kitchen whereas the second means the idea came to him while he was starting to leave.

    • San
      Lv 5
      1 month agoReport

      Thanks!

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