Sequence of Tenses question


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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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.



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

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