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    until + present or perfect tense

    Let's wait until the rain stops.
    Let's wait until the rain has stopped.

    If you accept both of the above, then why my teacher does not accept the below?

    There's no point in trying to talk to your father until he simmers down.
    There's no point in trying to talk to your father until he has simmered down.

    I'm glad if you could help clear my dark cloud of it.
    Thank you.

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    Re: until + present or perfect tense

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    Let's wait until the rain stops.
    Let's wait until the rain has stopped.

    If you accept both of the above, then why doesn't my teacher does not accept the below?

    There's no point in trying to talk to your father until he simmers down.
    There's no point in trying to talk to your father until he has simmered down..
    If I had been your teacher, I would have accepted your sentence.

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