Re: Present tense vs Past tense
If we say that the grade isn't correct, we are considering its present correctness; we could follow this with, "so I am going to ask for it to be changed". If we say it wasn't correct, we are talking about its correctness at the time; we can follow this with, "so I asked for it to be changed".
Originally Posted by terryko
There is no such general rule. This is fine:
... does it violate the rule “
if the first verb is past tense, the second one should be past as well”?
Emma left yesterday, so I am on my own.
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