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  1. B45
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    I say: Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me. Are both okay

    I say:

    Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me.

    Are both okay? Is there a difference?

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    Re: I say: Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me. Are both

    I would use the present tense "ask".

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    Re: I say: Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me. Are both

    But I hear 'asked' a lot... how come?

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    Re: I say: Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me. Are both

    not a teacher

    The past tense is used in the case of unreal conditional.
    The sentence should begin with an 'it'.

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    Re: I say: Sounds like you're on your way to success if you ask/asked me. Are both

    I have no idea why you hear "asked". The person is giving you a present opinion.

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