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    Arrow Has or Had, with something created in the past and still exists

    In the name of the Merciful Allah,
    Hello, when I say something about a previous edition of some book, should I use the past or the present tense of the verb that is used with the subject, which is "the last edition", in this sentence: The last edition of this book has/had many errors. Thanks ahead.

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    Re: Has or Had, with something created in the past and still exists

    Quote Originally Posted by Egyption Arrow View Post
    In the name of the Merciful Allah,
    Hello, when I say something about a previous edition of some book, should I use the past or the present tense of the verb that is used with the subject, which is "the last edition", in this sentence: The last edition of this book has/had many errors. Thanks ahead.
    'The latest edition has.....'
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