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    #1

    past tense

    teacher, I am not sure if I should use "was" or "is". I decided to use the past tense. Am I correct?

    There was no attachment to your e-mail. Can you send it to me again.

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    #2

    Re: past tense

    I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    If you want to use the past tense then "there was" is correct answer.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #3

    Re: past tense

    I would use the past, as you have.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: past tense

    Thomas, please note that a better title would have been 'There was/is no attachment to your email'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

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

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    #5

    Re: past tense

    Either say "Please send it to me again" followed by a full stop or "Can you send it to me again" followed by a question mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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