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    tense in use

    Could you please tell me with examples which tense is used generally:

    1. for describing people

    2. for likes and dislikes

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    Re: tense in use

    The teachers here would probably ask you to provide examples first.

    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: tense in use

    I also thought the same but i do have a book named Handshake from OUP that has given such questions without examples and it is really confusing. If you could suggest any solution ...................

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    Re: tense in use

    What do you mean by "tense?" Tenses of verbs depend on the time you are describing - the present, the past, the future, etc. Not on whether you are talking about a person or a thing.

    You will need to ask something specific, your general question doesn't make any sense.

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    Re: tense in use

    Again I ask you, thakurprasaddhungel, are you really a teacher?

    If so, you should know that 'I' is always capitalised.

    If not, please amend your profile by clicking on Forum Actions and then Edit Profile.

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    Re: tense in use

    Dear sir SoothingDave
    I found these general questions without examples in a book published by Oxford University Press named Handshake: a course in communication.
    No clues are given there and those questions are asked. I was just confused but from your response now I believe that the writers of the book have limited knowledge ...............

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    Re: tense in use

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Again I ask you, thakurprasaddhungel, are you really a teacher?
    It seems that you have yet to respond to the above question.

    Not a teacher.

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