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    " would you discussed"/ Did you discussed . what is difference between these two sentenses

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    Quote Originally Posted by pandu View Post
    HI,


    " would you discussed"/ Did you discussed . what is difference between these two sentenses
    'Would you discussed' is incorrect. 'Did you discussed' is incorrect.
    'Would you discuss...?' is correct, it is a request for you to discuss something. 'Did you discuss...?' is correct, it is a question about what you discussed in the past.
    With 'would' and 'did' the verb is in the bare infinitive (unconjugated).

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    Dear Bhai

    when we ask about something that someone used to do (in the past, of course), is it possible to say

    Would you smoke?

    He would buy cigarrettes every morning.
    Would you buy cigarrettes every morning when you lived in London.

    He used to buy cigarrettes every morning.
    Did you buy cigarretes every morning after have moved to London?

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    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Dear Bhai

    when we ask about something that someone used to do (in the past, of course), is it possible to say

    Would you smoke?

    He would buy cigarrettes every morning.
    Would you buy cigarrettes every morning when you lived in London.

    He used to buy cigarrettes every morning.
    Did you buy cigarretes every morning after having moved to London?

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    Yes, you could say 'Would you smoke when you were younger?' for example, but you are unlikely to hear it very often.
    (cigarettes, is the correct spelling)

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    I used to buy expensive cars when I were loaded.

    a) Would you?
    b) Did you?

    either?

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    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    I used to buy expensive cars when I were loaded.

    a) Would you?
    b) Did you?

    either?

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    I used to buy expensive cars when I were loaded. This is wrong, it should be '...when I was loaded...', simple past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I used to buy expensive cars when I were loaded. This is wrong, it should be '...when I was loaded...', simple past.
    haha...
    I need some water and some days off too.

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    i have not seen him /i did not see him .please frame these two sentenses and tell me what is the difference between these two sentenses.when i have to use 'have not seen' and 'did not see'.

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    i have not seen him /i did not see him .please frame these two sentenses and tell me what is the difference between these two sentenses.when i have to use 'have not seen' and 'did not see'.
    'I have not seen him' is present perfect. 'I have not seen him this week' for example, means, from the start of this week up to the present moment, I haven't seen him.
    'I did not see him' is simple past. 'I did not see him yesterday' for example, means, I didn't see him yesterday, it only refers to yesterday, maybe you saw him the day before, maybe you saw him today.
    The simple past refers to a fixed point in time which is finished. The present perfect refers to something in the past which continues to have relevance up to and including the present moment (now).

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    Thank you very much.....


    One of my friend used one sentence like this "most probably it wil be done in 10 minutes ..." is it correct......?
    how can we say this in better way?

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