Questions tagged with perfect

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Simple Past vs. Past Perfect
Which would be the more accurate or correct tense: After several sessions of chemotherapy, my husband's life had been saved ...
past perfect 0 votes, asked Feb 27 by Veronica
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Has or Have
What is the correct way to say this? "Since graduating from college, my personal interest in biological organisms 'has/have' skyrocketed." ...
Has have present perfect 0 votes, asked Feb 25 by EnglishGrammar21
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past perfect and past perfect continuous
Azza was carrying two heavy bags . she ....... The shopping at the supermarket (had done - had been doing ...
past perfect continuous 0 votes, asked Dec 30 '14 by ahmed
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Placing yourself in the future looking back.
Which one is correct(if any!): 1. Imagine it is the end of 2015. What would you have liked to have ...
Wouldhave perfect 0 votes, asked Jul 28 '14 by Lourens Pfister
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Using DO/DOES as a Helping Verb, in a present perfect tens question
"Does anyone have received any package on behalf of me?" Is this question grammatically correct? And what if I am ...
Emphasize emphasis emphases present perfect 0 votes, edited Jan 24 '14 by Samar Babkair
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Why used this tense in this sentence?
Why used present perfect in this sentence ? why did not uses other tense? "There have always been differences in ...
tenses perfect 0 votes, asked Dec 27 '13 by mohammad
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Past Perfect / PP Continuous (sentences)
1) Jane was sad because she had quarrelled with her boyfriend. 2) Jane was sad because she had been quarrelling ...
past perfect continuous Usage Difference 0 votes, asked Sep 18 '13 by Martyna
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Past tense or Present Perfect???
I don't know what has gone over me: I have become increasingly more and more acutely aware of the minute ...
past tense perfect 0 votes, edited Sep 18 '13 by Heather
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Past Simple or Past Perfect
"This was the second consecutive match against Germany that Spain had lost." Can I say "... that Spain lost." using ...
past perfect 0 votes, asked Aug 23 '13 by albin444ik
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Use of Simple Past Verb in Sentences Involving Past Perfect and Present Perfect
IS THERE ANYTHING WRONG WITH ANY OF THESE TWO STATEMENTS? 1) “I knew John had been influencing Peter, so I ...
verb tenses past perfect present +1 vote, asked Jun 24 '13 by Heather
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Tense continuation and past perfect tense
X was working on a contract basis where he was the first choice before he had lost it last week. ...
tense perfect 0 votes, edited Sep 07 '12 by Azhar
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conditional sentences
Consider the following sentence:"The latest version of Firefox for desktop is out now. If you already have it, you've probably ...
conditional-present perfect 0 votes, asked Jul 03 '12 by beautiful mind
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