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    Post hi

    Is correct to say has she eaten an apple? No, She hasn't. She ate an orange.

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    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by alcides View Post
    Is correct to say has she eaten an apple? No, She hasn't. She ate an orange.
    It's acceptable for two people in a dialogue to say that.
    A: Has she eaten an apple?
    B: No, she ate an orange.
    But it would be more common for B to use the same tense as A. It just happens that way, since people tend to accommodate other people's way of phrasing things - unless, of course, there is a grammatical need to change tenses.



    PS: I know you are new. But if you have a completely unrelated question, please don't ask it in someone else's thread as you did in the 'About Tense' thread.

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    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    PS: I know you are new. But if you have a completely unrelated question, please don't ask it in someone else's thread as you did in the 'About Tense' thread.
    And please don't clutter up the forum with repeats of the same question. You have asked this one (or the very similar one involving sandpaper) in five different threads now.

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    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    And please don't clutter up the forum with repeats of the same question. You have asked this one (or the very similar one involving sandpaper) in five different threads now.
    He's bound to rub people up the wrong way, doing that!

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