Change of tense

Change of tense in english language

The first verb in a sentence establishes the tense of any verb that comes later.

If you begin writing in the past, don’t change to the present.

Similarly, if you begin writing in the present, don’t change to the past.

 

Incorrect

In the story, the king loses his kingdom, but he regained everything in the end.

 

Correct:

In the story, the king loses his kingdom, but he regains everything in the end.

 

Incorrect:

The team won yesterday, but goes and loses this afternoon.

 

Correct:

The team won yesterday, but went and lost this afternoon.

Between and during

Between and during can be used when we describe something connected to some events.   Example The Great Depression took place between The Great War and World War II. During World War II Japan occupied China. Between 1941 and 1945, the Ustasha regime of Croatia carried out government-led collaboration with the Nazis. This resulted in […]

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Comparison

In English grammar, there are different ways to make comparisons, depending on what is being compared and the degree of comparison. Here are some common ways to make comparisons in English:   Comparative adjectives: Comparative adjectives are used to compare two things, and are formed by adding -er to the end of the adjective. For […]

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