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    Tense confusion

    Hi,
    In the below sentence I am trying to say something I did in my previous role. I am not sure the sentence is grammatically correct, especially the word highlighted in red. Should those word be in past tense?


    · Planned, analysed and coordinated enterprise production releases– conducted impact assessment to ensure production releases are being made with minimal or low impact to IT environment and business.

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    Re: Tense confusion

    Just say "were made."

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    Re: Tense confusion

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Just say "were made."
    Thanks for the prompt reply. Why "were" and "are being" is wrong?

    Also I think in the below sentence(from my CV), the word highlighted in red should be changed. AM I right?


    "Performed project readiness check in terms of business and technical immediately prior to go-live to ensure key artefacts are being completed"

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    Re: Tense confusion

    You could say "were being" in those sentences. "Are being" is wrong, since you are speaking of past events.

    I just don't think using the "were being" adds anything to the description of what you were doing except another word.

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