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    in case (sequence of tenses)

    Hi all,

    1- I have given all the money in case you are going to Ukraine tomorrow.
    2- I have given all the money in case you go to Ukraine tomorrow.
    3- I gave all the money to Gabi in case he went to Ukraine tomorrow.
    4- I gave all the money to Gabi in case he goes to Ukraine tomorrow.
    5- I gave all the money to Gabi in case he is going to Ukraine tomorrow.

    I cannot figure out which ones are grammatically OK. In my opinion, sentences 1, 2, 4 and 5 could be OK. What do you think?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by ademoglu; 27-Sep-2014 at 18:47. Reason: changed to 'Ukraine'

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    #2

    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    1, 2 and 5 are OK.

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    #3

    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    1, 2 and 5 are OK.
    Why not 4?

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    #4

    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    In the first two sentences there is an important question that needs to be answered.

    Last edited by Tarheel; 18-Sep-2014 at 19:41. Reason: add something

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    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    In the first two sentences there is an important that needs to be answered.

    What I cannot understand is that why I cannot use simple present in sentence 4 although I can use 'simple present' in sentence 2.

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    #6

    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    Quote Originally Posted by ademoglu View Post
    Why not 4?
    It's OK now, you changed it from "go" to "goes".

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    Re: in case (sequence of tenses)

    If you mean "Ukraine," then spell it right.

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