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    tense: send or sent

    Consider this sentence:

    I hereby declare that this is the last time I send this picture.

    Is there any tense problem in the above sentence?

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    Re: tense: send or sent

    What if that sentence were uttered AFTER the picture was sent?

    Quote Originally Posted by ehzia View Post
    I guess it should be "this will be the last time i'll send you a message."

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    Re: tense: send or sent

    Quote Originally Posted by victor su View Post
    What if that sentence were uttered AFTER the picture was sent?

    Your first sentence, "this is the last time I send this picture," could be said before you send it or while you send it (like as an email or a text).

    You'd probably need to reword it a bit and add some more if you said it after the fact:

    "The last time I sent the picture was it/was the final time, I'm not going to send it again," or even "that was the last time sending you the picture."

    Also, I can think of some instances where I've heard it said like this, but I'm not sure how common or correct it would be:

    "That was the last time I'm going to send the picture."

    (not a teacher, just a language lover)
    Last edited by FreeToyInside; 31-Jul-2013 at 09:04. Reason: addition

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