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    Post kindly help

    What's wrong with the sentence below

    "We have not received the money yet. We will inform you once it came in.



    Thank you.

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    Re: kindly help

    We have not received the money yet. We will inform you once(it came in) we receive it.

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    Re: kindly help

    "We have not recieved the money yet. We will inform you once it has come in. " You cannot have a paste tense in the clause following 'once' since the whole sentence is set in the future. After 'once', you may put in a state - the state of having come in, since perfect tense refers to a state.

    Does that help ? complex answer but it is a difficult question.

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