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    Grammer usage

    Hello,

    I'm just wondering if this passage is correct:

    "Years ago, which seems like an eternity past, I was a naive child."

    Is it "past" or "passed"?

    Thanks

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    Re: Grammer usage

    Quote Originally Posted by illusion010
    Hello,

    I'm just wondering if this passage is correct:

    "Years ago, which seems like an eternity past, I was a naive child."

    Is it "past" or "passed"?

    Thanks
    Adjective: past
    EX: in past times, in times past.

    :( "..., which seems like an eternity past,..."



    Verb: passes, passed
    EX: Time passes quickly, Time passed us by,

    :D "..., which seems like an eternity (has) passed/gone by,..."

    All the best,

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    I have a suggestion. Try:
    • "Years ago -- and it seems like an eternity -- I was a naive child."


    What do you think?

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    Re: Grammer usage



    PS - The title should be spelt GRAMMAR

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