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1. I enjoy literature. Up to now, I read hundreds of plays.


2. All the answers to this question be wrong.


3. A coward die many times before his death.


4. Cobbler will mend your shoes as soon as he finish mine.


5. By next May, I write this book.


6. After the concert, everyone raise and clapped.


7. Have you not lie the table yet?


8. In the morning he count ten and then jumps out of bed.


9. A thief break into his house last night.


10. It is I who be in trouble.


11. She contact us somehow.


12. Take your medicine. Then you feel better later.


13. Have they ever be to London?


14. They hope that he pass the examination.


15. Every time the teacher askes the question, I know the answer.


16. Graham Bell invent the telephone.


17. By the end of this year, we complete our syllabus.


18. The mother told her child not to play outside while it rain.


19. Before the sun sets, we reach our home.


20. She lie in bed till 12 o’clock yesterday.


Sometimes we combine parts of a sentence that are in different tenses, for example, one part may be in the present tense and the other part may be in the future tense.

As a general rule, the verb tense you are using should be consistent throughout your sentence and your paragraph. Consider an example:

The sentence

“We had eaten dinner, and then we talked”

should be written as

“We ate dinner, and then we talked”

Correct use of Tenses

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