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Optional tense back shifting [duplicate]

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2 answers
7k views

He found + present/past tense

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3 answers
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present perfect vs past perfect [closed]

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1 answer
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I asked if he speaks/spoke English

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864 views

It was unclear that she has/had painted the door

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I received an email saying documents are /were [duplicate]

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When to use the present or the past perfect tense?

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Optional vs obligatory back shifting [duplicate]

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423 views

Different form of reported speech [duplicate]

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Reported speech in news articles [duplicate]

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671 views

sequence of tenses (optional and obligatory back shifting )

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Past perfect tense vs present perfect tense usage [duplicate]

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1 answer
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present perfect vs past perfect usage [duplicate]

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2 answers
990 views

Verb and adjective usage

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Felt + present/ past (back shifting ) [duplicate]

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1 answer
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present/past tense in a subordinate clause

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Mixing past and present tense

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3 answers
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Usage of can vs may [duplicate]

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Past continuous reporting verb in indirect speech [duplicate]

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1 answer
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I asked + present/past tense

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backshifting of tenses (optional back shifting) [duplicate]

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optional backshifting [duplicate]

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2 answers
1k views

asked + lived/lives

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There was a rumor +..... is/ was [duplicate]

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There was a rumor + is/was

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When is "backshifting" optional?

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1 answer
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what is time reference of a verb

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1 answer
541 views

sentence structure and sequence of tense

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1 answer
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Present perfect vs. Past perfect tense used in newspaper story [closed]

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optional backshifting criterion in non reported speech [duplicate]