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    Default I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me...

    I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me to strengthen my faith and exert myself in the propagation of the religion.

    Is the sentence natural? And which bold word should I use?

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    Default Re: I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me to strengthen my faith and exert myself in the propagation of the religion.

    Is the sentence natural? And which bold word should I use?

    Thanks.
    "Felt" because it precedes "I had recently attended".

    I feel that the pilgrimage I recently attended ...
    I feel that the pilgrimage I have recently attended ...
    I felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended ...
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me...

    exert myself in the propagation of the religion
    This doesn't sound very natural to me. How about something like make greater efforts to spread my religion?

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    Default Re: I feel/felt that the pilgrimage I had recently attended was the time for me...

    I'd be more likely to make or go on a pilgrimage rather than attend one.

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