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    Default How does the past tense conveys politeness?

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    Please help to explain how the past tense helps to suggest politeness or respect.

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    Default Re: How does the past tense conveys politeness?

    Quote Originally Posted by blissful View Post
    Hi

    Did you wish to see me now?

    Please help to explain how the past tense helps to suggest politeness or respect.

    Is it possible to use.

    Do you wish to see me now? Yes.

    Thank you.
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