Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The imperfect refers to present time or (sometimes) to a continued or habitual past act or state. The imperfect may be conative.

εἰ ταῦτα ἐποίεις, καλῶς ἂν ἐποίεις if you were (now) doing this, you would be doing well , or if you had been doing this, you would have been doing well.

The implied opposite is a present (ἀλλ' ου' ποιεῖς but you are not doing this) or an imperfect (ἀλλ' οὐκ ἐποίεις but you were not doing this).

The imperfect of past time emphasizes the continuance of the action.

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