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    Default building and interesting

    Is this correct?
    We watch a broadway show

    It was very interesting
    It is very interesting

    How about this
    I went to New York. I went to Skrey Building

    It was an old building
    I is an old building.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: building and interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Is this correct?
    We watch a Broadway show

    It was very interesting "Was" = past tense - cannot be used after "watch" which is present tense.
    It is very interesting

    How about this

    I went to New York. I went to the Skrey Building

    It was an old building Here the building still exists even though the action is in the past, so the present tense should be used.
    It is an old building.
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