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    #1

    always

    Hi..

    I'm just new here.

    I just want to ask.

    What is the verb should follow by the word "always"? Should it be simple tense of verb?

    Here I go, is this correct,

    "It always makes me laugh when people bring their issues on Yahoo."

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    #2

    Re: always

    Hi gianelle,

    Your sentence is just fine.

    But the verb tense that follows the adverb always can vary. ex:

    - They always played together when they were kids.

    - I've always tried to figure it out.

    - quoting Mr. Presley "you were always on my mind".
    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: always

    The presence of the word "always" doesn't change the verb being used.

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    #4

    Re: always

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    The presence of the word "always" doesn't change the verb being used.
    So, meaning, any verb that follows after the word "always" will always be a simple tense of verb regardless the subject being used? Is that you mean to say? But I guess, I'm wrong......"it" is a singular subject..............I don't know I'm really confused. I just remembered it by my Professor that the main verb should be a simple tense of verb whenever we used the "always." Sigh.

    Thank you so much for your replies. I really appreciate it.

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Hi gianelle,

    Your sentence is just fine.

    But the verb tense that follows the adverb always can vary. ex:

    - They always played together when they were kids.

    - I've always tried to figure it out.

    - quoting Mr. Presley "you were always on my mind".
    Hi there. Actually, the sentence that I attached was not originally mine. I was about to prove that saying "always" the main verb must be in simple tense of verb as said in my reply to SoothingDave.

    Thankz for the reply too. :)

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    #5

    Re: always

    People are always asking if 'always' can be used only with simple tenses. The answer is always no

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    #6

    Re: always

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    People are always asking if 'always' can be used only with simple tenses. The answer is always no
    It has always been no. I believe it will always continue to be no.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: always

    Thank you so much for the replies. :)

    I really appreciate it. Now I know.

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