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    does move to Huston

    That's what I heard in the first episode of "Chase" a new american series.

    "She does move to Huston two months ago". Might there be a mistake?

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    Re: does move to Huston

    Yes, that's not right.

    She did move to Houston two months ago.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: does move to Huston

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Yes, that's not right.

    She did move to Houston two months ago.
    Would there be someone trying to put the stress on a Teaxan accent? Why would have someone said that?

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    Re: does move to Huston

    I can't find that specific episode online, but I'm wondering if the speaker might have said "She done moved to Houston two months ago."

    It's not proper grammar, but it is common usage in the American South.

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    Re: does move to Huston

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    I can't find that specific episode online, but I'm wondering if the speaker might have said "She done moved to Houston two months ago."

    It's not proper grammar, but it is common usage in the American South.
    It's the first episode of "chase". It's about the US marshal service. "done moved". Guess it means "did move". Sorry for bothering you. I've been listening to that segment and just figured out that she meant "She just moved to Huston two months ago." Probably it has to do with the Texan drawl thing. Anyways I'd appreciate anyone who might consider listening to it. It's episode 1 of "chase" 07:16.

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