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    ...faced / faces the charge

    A psychiatrist has been suspended for three years for having a long—term sexual relationship with a patient while she was under his care.
    Dr Kong Sim Guan, a psychiatrist at The Psychiatric & Behavioural Medicine Clinic (Ang & Kong), faced one charge of professional misconduct arising from a complaint to the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) on March 23, 2010.

    "The fact that Dr Kong had a sexual relationship with the patient for at least 10 years between 1997 to about 2008 was never denied," said the SMC in a statement on Wednesday.

    Would it be wrong if 'faced' is replaced by 'faces'? I am wondering because of my fact that case against him is not over yet. If 'faced' is correct, could you please explain why it is so.

    Thanks.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 26-Jul-2012 at 17:41.

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    Re: ...faced / faces the charge

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    Yes. There are no adverbs of time in the sentence and the case is apparently still ongoing.

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    Re: ...faced / faces the charge

    I wrote: Would it be wrong if 'faced' is replaced by 'faces'?

    You replied: Yes.

    Just to make sure I got you correct. The verb should be 'faces'.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 26-Jul-2012 at 17:40. Reason: amend 'write' to 'wrote'

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    Re: ...faced / faces the charge

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I write: Would it be wrong if 'faced' is replaced by 'faces'?

    You replied: Yes.

    Just to make sure I got you correct. The verb should be 'faces'.
    It should be "faces".

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