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    Mixed Verb Tenses

    Please,check my sentences....

    1. We needed many office stuffs,so decidec to go shopping immediately.The filing cabinet, paper clips, drawing pins, tapes, hole punch...all of them are as important that you can't do any office work without them.

    2.When I was asking her how many photocopies I should take, she was typing something and as it seems she even hadn't payed attention on me,so if I've done something by mistake,it's not my fault.

    3.We've postponed every meeting so far and now you're forcing me to cancel this one too...So, I can't understand what you want.Is it your goal to close the company?

    4.If she hadn't filed all the documents properly,she would have to looking for them now.

    5.If you don't mind to sign on that paper after that I'll have solved this problem?

    6.I've been spending all day putting addresses on my computer and haven't finished yet.

    7.While you invest some money in business ,at first you have research carefully market you're going to appear.

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Please,check my sentences....

    1. We needed many office stuffs,so decidec to go shopping immediately.The filing cabinet, paper clips, drawing pins, tapes, hole punch...all of them are as important that you can't do any office work without them.

    2.When I was asking her how many photocopies I should take, she was typing something and as it seems she even hadn't payed attention on me,so if I've done something by mistake,it's not my fault.

    3.We've postponed every meeting so far and now you're forcing me to cancel this one too...So, I can't understand what you want.Is it your goal to close the company?

    4.If she hadn't filed all the documents properly,she would have to looking for them now.

    5.If you don't mind to sign on that paper after that I'll have solved this problem?

    6.I've been spending all day putting addresses on my computer and haven't finished yet.

    7.While you invest some money in business ,at first you have research carefully market you're going to appear.
    3 and 6 are possible with a little tweaking. All the others are beyond correction.

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    englishlearner, you must ask unrelated questions in separate threads, with a title specific to each — such as 'We needed many office stuffs'.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    There is no way we can correct seven sentences in one go, when it took us so long to deal with just one sentence in your 'If' clause thread.

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    And how fourth sentence can be correct?

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    And how fourth sentence can be correct?
    4. If she hadn't filed all the documents properly, she would have to look for them now.

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    And how fourth sentence can be correct?
    How can the fourth sentence be corrected?

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    I'm trying to correct my fifth sentence that way...
    "Would you mind if I sign on that paper after that I'll have solved this problem"
    Won't this one be correct?

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    I'm trying to correct my fifth sentence that way...
    "Would you mind if I sign on that paper after that I'll have solved this problem"
    Won't this one be correct?
    No.

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    Would you mind if I signed that paper after I have solved the problem?

    ??

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    Re: Mixed Verb Tenses

    But the second part of this sentence shouldn't be in the future?

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