about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo
Перейти в Вопросы и ответы

El Bonbonдобавила заметку 4 месяца назад

заметка (en-en)

Can we say “we were staying in a traffic jam”? Does it sound natural?

3

Обсуждение (6)

grumblerдобавил комментарий 4 месяца назад

нет

Polina Brailovskaдобавила комментарий 4 месяца назад

Use "we were stuck in traffic" or "we were sitting in traffic" instead

Russ Sдобавил комментарий 4 месяца назад

we got stuck in traffic

🇺🇸 Uly 🐝добавил комментарий 4 месяца назад

GOT STUCK is the beginning of BEING STUCK, so you’re both right. It all depends on what aspect of the experience you’re referring to: (1) if it’s the entire experience looking back, then WE GOT STUCK IN TRAFFIC; (2) if it’s any part of that experience, then WE WERE STUCK IN TRAFFIC.

Russ Sдобавил комментарий 4 месяца назад

👍

Поделиться с друзьями