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    need help with this word

    Is saids a word? Example: He saids to me that I will get promoted.

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    Re: need help with this word

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Is saids a word? Example: He saids to me that I will get promoted.
    No. "To say" in the simple past is "said" in every person. It's only in the present tense that the third person singular has an added "s".

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    Re: need help with this word

    Ok, thanks. But, is "saids" a word or should I use "says" instead if it's in present tense?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pier99 View Post
    Ok, thanks. But, is "saids" a word or should I use "says" instead if it's in present tense?
    The third person singular of "to say" is "says". Saids is not a word.

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    Re: need help with this word

    nevermind.
    Last edited by pier99; 27-Apr-2010 at 20:37.

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    Re: need help with this word

    Quote Originally Posted by pier99 View Post
    Sweet, thank you. Another question, which sentence is accurate:

    The first ray of sunlight illuminated the cavern as I opened my eyes, and rubbed them from the morning dew.

    or this one:

    The first ray of sunlight illuminated the cavern as I opened my eyes and rubbed them from the morning dew. (without any commas)
    You've already (correctly) posted this as a separate thread. Please wait for answers on that thread.

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    Re: need help with this word

    Thanks. I found my answers.

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