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    #1

    it is time

    Hi,

    I'm very tired. It's time [that] we _____ home.

    A) went
    B) go
    C) should go

    I think all the answer all Ok. Could you please correct me?

    Thanks...

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    #2

    Re: it is time

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Hi,

    I'm very tired. It's time [that] we _____ home.

    A) went
    B) go
    C) should go

    I think all the answers are OK. Could you please correct me?

    Thanks...
    I would only use A.

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    #3

    Re: it is time

    Me too.

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    Re: it is time

    Same here - though I wouldn't be surprised to hear B if the accent was American (as the Save Our Subjunctive movement is much stronger over there ), and I wouldn't be surprised to hear C if the accent was British and old enough to feel that lip service should be paid to some kind of 'subjunctive' there.

    b

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    Re: it is time

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Same here - though I wouldn't be surprised to hear B if the accent was American (as the Save Our Subjunctive movement is much stronger over there ), and I wouldn't be surprised to hear C if the accent was British and old enough to feel that lip service should be paid to some kind of 'subjunctive' there.

    b
    I agree, I wouldn't be surprised to hear either B or C.

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    #6

    Re: it is time

    Thanks - I was trying to understand why "go" sounded fine to me when you erudite folks would use only "went." SOS indeed.
    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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