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    has anticipated the problems that will

    The commitee has anticipated the problems that _____ in the road construction project.
    A. arise B. will arise C. arose D. have arisen

    Do all B, C and D work for this sentence with respective contexts?
    (For example, when both the speaker and listener know the problems that have arose, arose can be used)

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: has anticipated the problems that will

    Certainly my first thought was the future "will arise" but I do think it's possible for "have arisen" when the problems are very, very (just discovered) recent.

    I can't make "arose" work with "have anticipated."
    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: has anticipated the problems that will

    "arose" would be correct if we had "had anticipated".

    For the same reason "have arisen" can't work either as there is a time difference from the anticipation till the appearance of the problems. Again, "had anticipated" would be required.

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