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    Tense

    Which is correct?
    This woolly jamper wasn't fitted him, so he decidec/had decided to take bigger one.
    This wolly jamper isn't fitted him, so he has decided/ decided to take bigger one.

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    #2

    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Which is correct?
    This woolly jamper wasn't fitted him, so he decidec/had decided to take bigger one.
    This wolly jamper isn't fitted him, so he has decided/ decided to take bigger one.
    Neither one is correct. The past tense of "fit" is "fit". Also, the highlighted parts are wrong and it's "jumper", not "jamper".

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    #3

    Re: Tense

    And how it will be correctly?

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    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Which is correct?
    This woolly jamper wasn't fitted him, so he decidec/had decided to take bigger one.
    This wolly jamper isn't fitted him, so he has decided/ decided to take bigger one.
    This woolly jumper didn't fit him, so he decided to get a bigger one.
    This wooly jumper doesn't fit him so he has decided to get a bigger one.

    For me, in the positive, the simple past of "to fit" is "fitted" but in the negative it is "didn't fit".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    For me, in the positive, the simple past of "to fit" is "fitted" but in the negative it is "didn't fit".
    I'd use:

    His tailor fitted him for a suit. (measured)
    The suit fit him. (was the right size)

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    #6

    Re: Tense

    I'd use:

    His tailor fitted him for a suit. (measured)
    The suit fitted him. (was the right size)

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    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'd use:

    His tailor fitted him for a suit. (measured)
    The suit fit him. (was the right size)
    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I'd use:

    His tailor fitted him for a suit. (measured)
    The suit fitted him. (was the right size)
    You pay your money and you take your choice.

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    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You pay your money and you take your choice.
    For my money, "the suit fitted him" is very weird.

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