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    #1

    The president proved he knows/knew what he is/was doing.

    Hi,

    I wonder which one is correct grammatically.

    1- Once again, the president proved he knows what he is doing.
    2- Once again, the president proved he knew what he was doing.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: The president proved he knows/knew what he is/was doing.

    They are both correct.

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    #3

    Re: The president proved he knows/knew what he is/was doing.

    Rahul, please read this extract from the Forum Rules:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly in your post.

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