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    Default Re: exercise on future 1

    Quote Originally Posted by hela
    Dear Ronbee,

    Would you please tell me if the following sentence makes sense ?

    Although the pilot was badly hurt,he couldn't explain what had happen.

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    It should be 'what had happened', but it makes sense to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hela
    Dear Ronbee,

    Would you please tell me if the following sentence makes sense ?

    Although the pilot was badly hurt,he couldn't explain what had happen[ed].
    The first part ("Although the pilot was badly hurt") says to me that being badly hurt should have helped the pilot to explain what had happened. That doesn't make sense to me, and if anything it should be the opposite. Being badly hurt would tend to "shake somebody up" and make recall more difficult.


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    Default Re: exercise on future 1

    This is exactly what I thought; what about you, tdol ?

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