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    #1

    they have bought or they bought?

    Hi, do we say "I'm wondering if they bought the ...." or "I'm wondering if they have bought the...."
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    #2

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    Context, as always, is important. They are both grammatically correct depending on context. Please give us full sentences to work with.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    ok...
    "I'm wondering if X and Y bought the Iphone 6" or "I"m wondering if X and Y have bought the Iphone 6" ?
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    #4

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    They can both be correct.

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    #5

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    I have seen this question multiple times and everyone has given the same answer. What is the problem?

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    #6

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    well where is the answer?

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    #7

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    we want a clear answer...not rude comments....

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    #8

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    My comment wasn't rude.

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    #9

    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    Quote Originally Posted by etiennnne View Post
    we want a clear answer...not rude comments....
    This, however, was a rude comment. Etiennne, please be a little more respectful to people who are trying to help you. If you read the rest of this thread (and the other threads on the same topic), that should help you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: they have bought or they bought?

    Quote Originally Posted by etiennnne View Post
    We want a clear answer, not rude comments.
    Who is "We"?

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