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    tom3m is offline Senior Member
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    Default trouble with translation

    Are all the sentences below in compliance with rules regarding tense agreement?

    1. His mother is crying, because he hasn't come home.

    2. His mother cries, because he hasn't come home.

    3. His mother cries, because he didn't come home.

    4. His mother is crying because he didn't come home.


    Last edited by tom3m; 30-Dec-2012 at 20:16. Reason: Numbering the sentences; above/below

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    Default Re: trouble with translation

    Quote Originally Posted by tom3m View Post
    Are all the sentences below in compliance with rules regarding tense agreement?

    1. His mother is crying because he hasn't come home. The comma was unnecessary.

    2. His mother cries, because he hasn't come home.


    3. His mother cries, because he didn't come home.


    4. His mother is crying because he didn't come home.
    A better title would have been His mother is crying/cries.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.' (Posting Guidelines)

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