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    Lightbulb Grammar and Correct Usage

    I asked Rosy what her friendís name was.

    Teacher is the above sentence grammatically correct? will using "was" in the sentence instead of "is" imply an untruth?

    TY.

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    Re: Grammar and Correct Usage

    Quote Originally Posted by makarovtale View Post
    I asked Rosy what her friend’s name was.

    Teacher is the above sentence grammatically correct? Yes. Will using "was" in the sentence instead of "is" imply an untruth? No.

    TY.
    Welcome to Using English, makarovtale. Please see my answers above in red.

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