Questions tagged with tenses

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Past Perfect Tense or?
Which one is correct:He had treated me well when we were together / He treated me well when we were ...
grammar tenses 0 votes, asked Mar 21 by Khadijah Zaimatun Nisa
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Correct use of tenses in this sentence?
Is it grammatically correct, to say, "we've had the fourth most rainiest months on the books"...?
tenses 0 votes, asked Mar 19 by Bradi Jones
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Tenses
A glass of ice tea in a hot day! Wow it makes us fresher. If you want to make ice ...
grammar grammarcheck grammarcorrection tenses 0 votes, asked Mar 02 by Anesa
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Haven't/Hadn't Seen Her In Years?
Hi, I'm really confused about this: I _____ Jean in years. We used to play together every day when we ...
tenses past-perfect present-perfect tense grammar 0 votes, asked Feb 25 by Tiffany Tsou
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helps you ... to build up (or) building up
hi there, first time posting... hope it can get some help I am launching a new website and struggle with ...
tenses tense tenseusage 0 votes, asked Feb 21 by Laurent Martiny
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tenses
May I write: "I was looking for something else than what you've been offering.
tenses past perfest continuous 0 votes, asked Feb 17 by Bára Hlotanová
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Past simple or Past perfect?
Which is right: "Mr. Dale's house burnt down to the ground. Nobody knew for sure what the fire was caused/had ...
tenses 0 votes, edited Feb 16 by Helen
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Is this sentence is correct using past form.
Using cell phine was not allowed in class room.
tenses 0 votes, asked Feb 01 by bhaskar
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Correct my tenses
The gift of the magi begins with 1.87,the sum that Della Young, a devoted wife has astonished after working hard ...
grammar tenses 0 votes, asked Jan 25 by Angelina Garmanotta
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Past perfect usage
This sounds wrong but I'm not sure why: "I hadn't taken my children on a plane until they were five"
past perfect Usage tenses 0 votes, asked Jan 07 by Matthew
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Tenses
if my manager send me a message that " Salt the area after snow fall stop "So can I reply ...
tenses teachers learners english Teaching 0 votes, asked Dec 13 '16 by khan
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Confusion in past simple tense and past perfect tence
1. I had written letter.2. I wrote letter.These are sentences which mean that work dhas done in past . Then ...
tense tenses teacher learners past-tense +1 vote, asked Dec 11 '16 by khan
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Confusion in usage of present perfect and simple past tenses
Can anyone explain me the difference? 1. I have received your letter.( present perfect)2. I received your letter. ( simple ...
tense tenses teacher learners teachers 0 votes, asked Dec 11 '16 by khan
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past tense and present tense
As soon as he had opened the door, Gabriel grabbed at him like a hungry animal, touching and biting carelessly ...
past-tense present-tense tenses 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '16 by kamile
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Grammar
I have this line from a poem :"If the day be sweet..."Now, i d like to know what this tense ...
verb tenses poem 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '16 by soniamariasofia2
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use of could have and could have been
Can someone tell me why we use sometime " been " with could have? For example 1. They could have ...
teacher teachers tenses could learners +1 vote, asked Dec 09 '16 by khan
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which type of sentence it is?
I shot an arrow into the air.
tenses sentence-type 0 votes, asked Nov 24 '16 by Zeeshan
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Present perfect simple or continuous
Greetings, I would be grateful if anyone could explain this solution of an English exercise, where you're supposed to use ...
tenses tense +1 vote, asked Nov 21 '16 by Robert Hamšík
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I wanna check my tenses answer~~
The boys __________(not drink) any water since this morning. The church ____________(give) to charity for a long while before it ...
tenses +1 vote, asked Nov 11 '16 by Ngold Jing Ying
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Two tenses question~~
Many countries ______(search) in vain for the missing boy for more than a month. The dragon _______(fall) asleep and now ...
tenses 0 votes, asked Nov 11 '16 by Ngold Jing Ying
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Diffirent between PP and PP Continues in Special case
Hi , i have read in one of sites that both tenses can be used to describe an action which ...
tenses grammar 0 votes, asked Nov 01 '16 by Sameer AlomaRi
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verb tense
Of the following two sentences, are both grammatically correct? If so, is one more correct? If one is incorrect, why? ...
tenses +2 votes, asked Oct 20 '16 by Mark Phillips
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Sentence Tense
"The Epic of Gilgamesh shows how the ancient Mesopotamians believed that death is inevitable." Are the tenses correct in this ...
Sentence tense tenses grammar +1 vote, asked Oct 07 '16 by Jf Chu
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Tense
There is something wrong with this sentence, but I can't put my finger on why. One morning while it was ...
tense tenses 0 votes, asked Sep 25 '16 by Jenny Hetherington
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Past conditional tense/Present Conditional Tense
In which tense are these three sentences? I am not sure I could cook for 52 people - past conditional ...
tenses +1 vote, edited Sep 25 '16 by S
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In what tense are these sentences?
I had put a dollar on the table (before I left). I have put a dollar on the table, (and ...
past tenses +3 votes, edited Sep 17 '16 by Jenny Hetherington
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Is ''a quick ending'' correct? (quick x quickly) (use x usage) (end x ending)
1. Why not 'quickly' instead of 'quick'? I always got confused about the the usage of both. 2. I also ...
Adverb gerund tenses +2 votes, edited Sep 12 '16 by Lily
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Expression
Can I say :I haven't received her documents at that moment?
gramar tenses -1 votes, asked Aug 24 '16 by Ata
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English Tense
Is this Tense correct? The town had fallen. Shaking shouts arise.
tenses grammar 0 votes, asked Aug 12 '16 by Oliver
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Is this right? I want to know what tenses are being used in this.
This is sentence "Yes, but I am not sure. I just want that even if my hard disk got stolen ...
grammar sentences tenses Verbs sentence-correction 0 votes, asked Jul 09 '16 by nagracks
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