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    #1

    Taking Place, Took Place?

    Should it be:

    1) Construction is well under way, with the launching ceremony taking place on [past date].

    2) Construction is well under way, with the launching ceremony took place on [past date].

    Please help. Thanks.
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    Re: Taking Place, Took Place?

    hmmm, I don't see any difference between them...:)

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    Re: Taking Place, Took Place?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bernadetta
    hmmm, I don't see any difference between them...:)
    Sorry, a typo. Already corrected.

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    Re: Taking Place, Took Place?

    Anyone help?


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    Re: Taking Place, Took Place?

    Definitely the first one.

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    Re: Taking Place, Took Place?

    Thanks a lot!!!
    But I have to convince my boss (we're not native English speakers)....
    so how should I explain to him?
    He said as it happened in the past so we should use the past tense.

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