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    Past Tense

    Some question about tenses:

    ( news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/discovery-of-1-000-dead-bodies-delays-construction-at-univ--of-mississippi-193203618.html )
    "Throughout the years, as construction projects have gone on, on campus, we've occasionally run across a coffin. "

    If the present perfect tense in "as construction projects have gone on,....we've occasionally run across a coffin..." is changed to past tense:

    "as construction projects went on,....we occasionally ran across a coffin..."

    how is the meaning changed?

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    Re: Past Tense

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    Re: Past Tense

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