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    Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    How are you?

    Is this sentence fine? Especially I am concerned about the tense.

    Mr. Nakata understands his clients’ needs as if he knew them personally.

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    It is fine, as far as I can see.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    My only query would be whether "them" refers to his clients or his clients' needs. (The word "personally" leads me to think he means "his clients". However, "personally" could refer to himself and therefore "them" could still refer to the needs.)
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Jul-2014 at 07:29.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaypark View Post
    How are you?
    I'm rotten this morning. My Kindle died last night, and I had lots of notes on it. And it's getting so damned cold at night here!
    But you really don't need to ask about that.
    PS: I agree with above answers.

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    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    I hadn't noticed the unnecessary questioning of our wellbeing!

    Jaypark, things like "How are you?" are completely needless on this forum. Also, please remember that your thread title should include some or all of the words you are querying. A good title for this post would have been "Mr Nakata understands his clients' needs"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I'm rotten this morning. My Kindle died last night, and I had lots of notes on it. And it's getting so damned cold at night here!
    But you really don't need to ask about that.
    I hope that it warms up and that your Kindle resurrects itself.

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    Re: Is this sentence fine in terms of the tense?

    It was 36 and with the humidity it felt like 40 yesterday. I'll send you some of out air if you send me some of yours.

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