Questions tagged with pastsimple

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i need help in verb tenses
Today my English teacher asked this question Choose the correct answerHe........... a letter every monthA-wroteB-was writingC- had writtenD- writes
tenses pastsimple pastcontinues teacher class +1 vote, asked Oct 28 '15 by Ari Miziri
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Present Perfect of Past Simple?
Which of the following sentence is correct? 1) During my career I have worked on papers that have been published. ...
presentperfect pastsimple 0 votes, asked Sep 22 '15 by moritz.sulzer
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Can I use the Present Perfect heer: "I didn't really get what you said."
So. Can I use the Present Perfect instead of the Simple Past in this sentence: "I didn't really get what ...
get got presentperfect pastsimple 0 votes, asked Jul 10 '15 by Laci
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The use of past tenses
Hy everybody. The tenses in English drive me really crazy from time to time. Please help me with the next ...
pastsimple pastperfect 0 votes, asked Jul 03 '15 by Anastasia Paslavskaya
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were married
What does the following sentence mean? They were married for 20 years. Does it mean "they are no longer married", ...
pastsimple meaning 0 votes, edited Jul 01 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Present Perfect
Why is the following sentence in the past simple but not in the present perfect: "How many days did you ...
presentperfect pastsimple +1 vote, asked Jun 16 '15 by Anastasia Paslavskaya
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Past habit usage
I am writing a children's story, and so far I've been writing in past simple tense (I'm relatively sure) with ...
pasthabit tense pastsimple storytelling Narration 0 votes, asked Dec 08 '14 by gbacq
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Past Perfect Simple VS VS Past Simple: suffer
Hello, What is the difference between the following sentences? Even if the difference is a small one, I would still ...
pastperfect pastsimple 0 votes, asked Jul 01 '14 by Nawee
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Past simple or Past perfect?
So there are two actions in one sentence, for example: "The cat had eaten some fish before it caught a ...
grammar pastperfect pastsimple 0 votes, asked Sep 29 '13 by Kezia D
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