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Hi!

What's the difference between these two sentences?

I stayed in the hospital for a week.

I was in the hospital for a week.

Thanks!!!
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Nothing that I can see.
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The first sentence gives the sense that 'you were in the hospital, attending somebody/spending for/a week as a guest'.

The second gives the sense that 'you were admitted in the hospital for a week'.
No, it doesn't.

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Hi,

The first sentence gives the sense that 'you were in the hospital, attending somebody/spending for/a week as a guest'.

The second gives the sense that 'you were admitted in the hospital for a week'.

Thanks.
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