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“It would be better if you drink/drank all the water” [duplicate]

Which one of the following is grammatically correct? It would be better if you drink all the water. It would be better if you drank all the water. The question is, obviously, about the use of ...
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1answer
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has been, have been , had been [duplicate]

Please anyone tell me when we have to use "has been, have been , had been" and something started in past and still continuing is it possible to use has been ?
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Difference in meaning between did you speak to… and have you spoken to…? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do the tenses in English correspond temporally to one another? What's the difference in meaning between "Did you speak to the landlord this morning?" and "Have you spoken ...
2
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1answer
185k views

have worked vs had worked [duplicate]

I have worked here for five years. I had worked here for five years. I worked here for five years. Which one is gramatically correct. Does the first sentence mean that he worked here and is still ...
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3answers
80k views

I noticed vs I have noticed [duplicate]

Is there a difference between I noticed and I have noticed? What is the correct use of each of these? Thanks
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1answer
192k views

Difference between “I reached home” and “I have reached home” [duplicate]

I often confuse these two things: "I reached home" and "I have reached home". Once my friend asked me, "Where are you? " I messaged him: "I have reached home". He told me not to use "have reached "......
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2answers
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“Your message was deleted” vs. “your message has been deleted” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do the tenses in English correspond temporally to one another? I don't know which form is better to use, when telling a user that his message was/has been deleted (in the ...
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2answers
36k views

What is the difference between has gone and went in this context? [duplicate]

A: Is Mr. Bob at home? B: Sorry, he isn't at home. He___to Hong Kong for vacation? A. went B. has gone C. is going Which one is correct answer? and why it is not the other ones?
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1answer
301k views

“have been” versus “had been” in questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do the tenses in English correspond temporally to one another? "I can tell that he's not English, but I wouldn't had been able to tell that he's french if you didn't tell ...
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2answers
60k views

Difference between “saw you” and “have seen you” [duplicate]

What is the difference between the two statements? I saw you recently I have seen you recently Are both the statements correct? If correct, then why? Explain the difference between specified timing ...
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1answer
72k views

Which one is correct “Rode” or Has ridden"? [duplicate]

He rode a bicycle to work every day last month. OR He has ridden a bicycle to work every day last month.
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1answer
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“I've graduated” or “I graduated”? [duplicate]

Which is more appropriate to use? I graduated at Harvard university Or I've graduated at Harvard university
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1answer
45k views

“I ordered” vs. “I have ordered” [duplicate]

A I haven't received the book I ordered. B I haven't received the book I have ordered. Which one would you say is more often used / colloquial, and which one is more formal / more grammatically ...
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1answer
32k views

“have been requested”, “has been” or “had been” [duplicate]

I always have difficulty in sorting out between "have been" and "had been", I face this issue a lot. As an example, which one is correct? The items have been requested by your team The items ...
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1answer
36k views

You “had left” or “left” a message? [duplicate]

I heard a voice mail message in the evening. What should I say: "You had left a message for me" or "you left a message for me"?

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