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    #1

    Post present or past

    Which sentence is correct?
    What if John comes and find you here?

    What if John came and found you here?

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    #2

    Re: present or past

    If you fix the verb agreement error in the first one to 'finds', then both are correct.

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    Re: present or past

    Quote Originally Posted by Skrej View Post
    If you fix the verb agreement error in the first one to 'finds', then both are correct.
    Okay, if I see my sister standing in the kitchen(she is not allowed to enter kitchen) I can say, What if he comes and finds you here? I can also say,
    What if he came and found you here?

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    #4

    Re: present or past

    That was answered in post #2. It is correct.

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    #5

    Re: present or past

    Quote Originally Posted by bebe heart View Post
    Okay, if I see my sister standing in the kitchen (she is not allowed to enter kitchen), can I can say: "What if he comes and finds you here?"
    Can I can also say: "What if he came and found you here?"
    Yes you can.

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    #6

    Re: present or past

    You need to say "She is not allowed to enter the​ kitchen".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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