In the following two paragraphs the phrase went missing was originally supposed to be was missing. Can I still use it as is? We went to the cinema yesterday. When we were about to leave, I saw ...
What is the difference in meaning between these two sentences? I really don't know what she would like to have for a birthday present, so I bought a purse. I really didn't know what she would ...
For example in A Room With A View, by E. M. Forster, the tenses suddenly change from past to present or vice versa: Chapter XV: The Disaster Within The Sunday after Miss Bartlett's arrival ...
Let's say I am at the train station and I missed the train, I still see it driving off. I would naturally say to myself: 'Damn, that was the train I was hoping to get.' Would that be wrong? If not, ...
Are all Latin-derived English verbs regular? For ex. decide, arrive add -ed in their past forms. Are there any specific rules to follow? To spend is irregular: why? Does it depend on when these verbs ...
Are they both correct? They are going to be late because they've missed the bus. They are going to be late because they missed the bus. Are the present perfect and simple past ...