Sequence of Tenses question

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Please correct the following sentence:

 

Make sure that you clear the room after you've celebrated your birthday.

 

Which grammar topic should I study to be more confident in writing similar sentences? Thank you very much.

asked Mar 01 '11 at 11:07 xen New member

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Xen, 

 

This sentence is correct.   It only sounds a little funny due to word choice.  I would say, for example: 

 

"Make sure you clean the room after the birthday party is finished."

 

For practice, look into complex sentence forms and imperatives.

 

I hope this helps.

 

Kim

link comment answered Mar 02 '11 at 19:14 Kimberly Expert

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