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    Default providing or provided

    Hello, someone could help me, please? I can't make clear of which cases to use the words; "providing" and "provided". Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: providing or provided

    It is simple!

    It depends on what tense you are using\referring to.

    Provide: present tense
    Ex - Please provide the book to everybody
    Provided: past tense
    Ex - He provided the book to all of us. (action that is over\completed)
    Providing: Continuous tense
    Ex - He is providing the book to every body. (action happening currently)

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    Default Re: providing or provided

    I have a feeling that the OP was referring to:

    Provided you hand your homework in on time, you'll get top marks.

    Providing you hand your homework in on time, you'll get top marks.

    Am I right?

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    Default Re: providing or provided

    yes, you right emsr2d2. , so I can use both in the same way?.

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