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    pallavi kakkar is offline Junior Member
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    Hi,

    Please let me know if the sentences mentioned below are correct:

    1)students got an opportunity to prove their mettle and won amazing prizes.

    2) Students got an opportunity to prove their mettle and win amazing prizes.

    Kind Regards

    Pallavi

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    thatone is offline Member
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    -Not a teacher-

    The first is correct, since it refers to the past.
    The second is only correct in informal English, if you consider got as a contraction of have got. It wouldn't be accepted in exams or other formal contexts.

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