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    zaffar is offline Junior Member
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    Default verb inconsistency

    Hi teacher,
    Do i have the problem of verb inconsistency in the sentence, "Zaffar is the student that wore glasses yesterday." Could you please explain the error of verb inconsistency with an example.
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    Zaffar

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: verb inconsistency

    I don't see any inconsistency here- you are still a students. I would probably say 'was wearing', but 'wore' is OK. Some people might use 'was the student', but there's no real need in ceratin contexts- if a teacher is trying to describe you to a colleague, then the sentence sounds fine to me.

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