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    My mother got

    My mother got little apprehensive when I reach home late.

    Is this correct?

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    Re: My mother got

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    My mother got a little apprehensive when I reach got home late.
    If you want to avoid repeating "got", try: "My mother was a little worried when I got home late."

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    Re: My mother got

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    If you want to avoid repeating "got", try: "My mother was a little worried when I got home late."
    Why is "reach" not correct?

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    Re: My mother got

    It is not incorrect but "got" is more common.

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    Re: My mother got

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It is not incorrect but "got" is more common.
    "got" is a past participle whereas "reach" is base form of verb then how both are same and convey the same meaning?

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    Re: My mother got

    For your original sentence to be correct, you would have needed "reached".

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