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A wealthy lady was living in a big hotel beside New York's Central Park.One day as she was looking out of the window, she saw a very poor man dressed in rags.He was sitting on a wooden seat and he was looking up at the windows of the hotel.She looks the next day and the next, and the next, and every day he looks up at the windows of the hotel. At last one day while she was driving in here car, she stoped by the seat where the man was stting. She got out and spoke to him and asked him why he looks at the hotel windows.
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Voltaire101A wealthy lady was living in a big hotel beside New York's Central Park.One day as she was looking out of the window, she saw a very poor man dressed in rags.He was sitting on a wooden seat and he was looking up at the windows of the hotel.She looks (looked) the next day and the next, and the next, and every day he looks (was looking) up at the windows of the hotel. At last one day while she was driving in here car, she stoped by the seat where the man was sitting. She got out and spoke to him and asked him why he looks (was looking) at the hotel windows.
Nice job. Good luck,

Slava
Schetin
Voltaire101A wealthy lady was living in a big hotel beside New York's Central Park.One day as she was looking out of the window, she saw a very poor man dressed in rags.He was sitting on a wooden seat and he was looking up at the windows of the hotel.She looks (looked) the next day and the next, and the next, and every day he looks (was looking)* up at the windows of the hotel. At last one day while she was driving in here car, she stoped by the seat where the man was sitting. She got out and spoke to him and asked him why he looks (was looking) at the hotel windows.
Nice job. Good luck,

Slava

:-# Oh no!.

I have remarks. * and every day he looks (was looking) why (looks) wrong with every.

Thank you mr.Schetin
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Voltaire,

She looks (looked) the next day and the next, and the next, and every day he looks (was looking)* up at the windows of the hotel.
- Every day, (when she looked out of her window she saw that) he was looking. It's a process.
note : I quoted this story from the exercises part in Brighter / grammar 2.

the rest of the story:

...........and asked him why he looks (was looking)at the hotel windows. 'Lady', he said, 'I sit on this seat every day and I sleep on this sit every night, and all time I think that some day I will sleep in that hotel.'Th lady said, 'I will make your dream come true'. Tonight you will sleep in the best room in the hotel.'The next morning as she was sitting at breakfast she saw the man and called him to come to her table. She said.' 'How did you sleep?'. 'Lady,' he said 'my seat in the park was better'. 'surely not'. said the lady.

'yes', he said. 'You see, I sleep on the seat every night; but every night I dream I will be in a soft warm bed in the hotel. But all last night while I was sleeping, I dreamt that I was back on the cold hard seat. So I will go back to my seat in the park tonight.'.

the end

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Question about the story: Can I say (backed) (or the past form) not (was backed) like this:

all last night while I was sleeping, I dreamt that I backed on the cold hard seat.

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BTW, in the first part, it is "stopped", not "stoped"!

No, you can't use "backed" Emotion: smile "Back" is a preposition, and you can't turn it into a verb.

I sleep on this sit > I sleep on this seat
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preposition ! Emotion: big smile ok thanks
Just a side thought, Taka

Back can be a verb, but it would mean something different from being back. To back somebody/something can mean to support, to uphold, to substantiate. You can back a car or back a coat with fur...

Good luck

Slava
I've never heard of "backing a coat with fur"... Wouldn't you mean "line a coat with fur"?
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