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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Is VS Was

    Hello.

    I have a doubt to clarify.

    Please ignore the seemingly awkward flow of the sentence.

    1) She has blonde hair and is wearing a pink dress.
    2) She has blonde hair and was wearing a pink dress.

    Which sentence is correct?

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    #2

    Re: Is VS Was

    They are both correct depending on context.

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    #3

    Re: Is VS Was

    Hi.

    Do you mind elaborating further?

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    #4

    Re: Is VS Was

    Do you understand the difference between the present tense and the past tense?

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    #5

    Re: Is VS Was

    I understand the difference.

    It's just that some people can't accept that both ways could be correct and thinks putting a "was" is incorrect due to present of "has" a (present tense) at the start of the sentence.
    Last edited by noobcat; 28-May-2015 at 03:57. Reason: typo

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    #6

    Re: Is VS Was

    The present tense for hair is different from the tense of her dress. Most girls don't change their hair color every time they change clothes.

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