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    Question Past vs Passed

    Hello, i'm a college student in the UK and i just wanted a question answered.
    'Too much time has past.' I was just wondering if this sentence was correct or if it should be 'Too much time has passed'
    I'd really appreciate the help, thank you.

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    Re: Past vs Passed

    'Past' can never be used as a verb. It will only function as an adjective, noun, adverb, or preposition.

    'Passed' is the past tense of the verb 'pass'. It can on rare occasions function as an adjective or noun.

    Your sentence is using the present perfect tense of the verb 'pass', so 'past' is incorrect.

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    Re: Past vs Passed

    Welcome to the forum, Jessa.

    Remember to capitalise 'I' every time.

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