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    past tense

    We say "Did you notice them go out?" or "Did you see them going out?" Are both these sentences correct?. Is it correct to say "Did you notice whether anyone went out?" or "I saw that he went out"? What is wrong and what is right? Could you please explain?
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    Re: past tense

    Fir the third time, and as emsrd2 said before:

    Before we answer your question, please edit your post using correct capitalisation and punctuation.
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    Re: past tense

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    we say, did you notice them go out or did you see them going out(Are these both sentences same) but is it the correct sentence to say, did you notice whether anyone went out, or i saw that he went out, what is wrong and what is right, could you please explain and why.
    Please distinguish the words you are asking about from your question. Use inverted commas - see below.

    Please also try to break your writing into separate sentences, and PLEASE remember to use a capital letter for the pronoun 'I', as you have been told more than once.

    Your post would be far more likely to attract a response if it looked like this:

    Hi guys,

    We say "Did you notice them go out?" or "Did you see them going out?" Are both these sentences correct?. Is it correct to say "Did you notice whether anyone went out?" or "I saw that he went out"? What is wrong and what is right? Could you please explain?

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    Re: past tense

    I have already amended it, as per the instruction, so please reply.

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    Re: past tense

    Please reply.

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    Re: past tense

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We say "Did you notice them go out?" or "Did you see them going out?" Are both these sentences correct?
    Yes, they are both grammatically correct. They don't necessarily mean the same thing.

    Is it correct to say "Did you notice whether anyone went out?" or "I saw that he went out"?
    Both of those are grammatically correct sentences.

    What is wrong and what is right?
    They are all grammatically correct. Only context would dictate if they are right or wrong for the situation they are used in.

    Could you please explain?
    See above in red.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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