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    Grammar rules

    Sentence: When two people are reconciled they become friendly again after they have argued.

    Are reconciled (present tenses, passive voice)
    Become (present tenses)
    Have argued (present prefect tenses)

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    1. In grammar rule, one sentence must have one verb only. Why the above sentences can have three verb with no connection words?
    2. Why there can use two different tense in the same sentence?
    3. May I add the comma in the middle of the sentenanc? And can I use past tense (argued) to reflect two people argued in past?


    can I rewrite as follows?

    1. When two people are reconciled, they become friendly again after they have argued.

    2. When two people become friendly again after they argued, that means they are reconciled.

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    Re: Grammar rules

    Where did you find a rule that says a sentence can have only one verb?

    (Note the number of verbs in my question above. I have underlined each one.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Grammar rules

    Sentences can contain more than one clause. Each clause must have its own verb.

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