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    Default would you checking my errors?

    I know the following fact about present simple

    the present simple tense determines the facts but I am going to talk about Charles Dickens which one is correct?

    I think this is fact.

    1.Charles Dickens (is/was) a British novelist and writer.

    Is it correct to say:

    1.I have got a meeting on Friday night.

    2.You do your job less responsibility I will be informing your bosses.






    Using of the preposition for and to confused me,could you clarify it,please?


    Examples:

    My friend will be getting me up for/to his garden.

    This lecture is intended for/to high level people.

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    Default Re: would you checking my errors?

    1. Charles Dickens (is/was) a British novelist and writer.
    Both are OK. Using 'is' states a fact (i.e., he is a novelist and writer), whereas using 'was' refers to time (i.e., he is no longer living).

    1. I have got a meeting on Friday night.
    I've got or I have, and 'I have got' is used also.


    2. You do your job less
    responsibility responsibly and I will be informing your bosses.




    • My friend will be getting me up for/to his garden. (It sounds like British English to me)
    • This lecture is intended for/to high level people.


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