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    as well as

    i faced a problem in writing "as well as" in my composition.
    i wonder if i should put gerund after it or not.

    it is used as a conjunction...but because it is ended with "as",sth like a preposition... so,if i am referring to a present tense before it, should i keep the present tense after it ,or change the verb after it into a gerund???

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    Re: as well as

    Quote Originally Posted by alan
    i faced a problem in writing "as well as" in my composition.
    i wonder if i should put gerund after it or not.

    it is used as a conjunction...but because it is ended with "as",sth like a preposition... so,if i am referring to a present tense before it, should i keep the present tense after it ,or change the verb after it into a gerund???
    First, what's your sentence? Second, conjunctions join two like units:

    running as well as walking
    run as well as walk
    ran as well as walked

    run as well as walking (Not OK)
    ran as well as as walk (Not OK)


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    #3
    oh,i see ur point,that means we need to keep the same tense.
    thx

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    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by alan
    oh,i see ur point,that means we need to keep the same tense.
    thx
    You're welcome, but what was your sentence? :D


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    #5
    sorry,i forget that
    but ur example is more less the same as my sentence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alan
    sorry,i forget that
    but ur example is more less the same as my sentence.
    OK.
    You're welcome. :D


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    Re: as well as

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    run as well as walking (Not OK)
    Cassie,
    This is the other thread about "as well as." There are sometimes 2 sides of one thing. :D
    as well as/not only but also

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    Re: as well as

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    run as well as walking (Not OK)
    Cassie,
    This is the other thread about "as well as." There are sometimes 2 sides of one thing. :D
    as well as/not only but also
    Thank you. :D

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