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    Past Tense after perception verb + object

    Hi,

    We can use 'participle' after perception verb + object as given below:

    'I saw him running away.'

    Is it possible to use the past tense / past perfect also in this manner as in:

    1) 'I saw him ran away.'
    2) 'I saw her posted an interesting article in her website yesterday.'
    3) 'I saw her had posted an interesting article in her website yesterday.'

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    Re: Past Tense after perception verb + object

    Quote Originally Posted by vpkannan View Post
    Hi,

    We can use 'participle' after perception verb + object as given below:

    'I saw him running away.'

    Is it possible to use the past tense / past perfect also in this manner as in:

    1) 'I saw him ran away.' NO
    2) 'I saw her posted an interesting article in her website yesterday.' NO
    3) 'I saw her had posted an interesting article in her website yesterday.' NO. However if you change 'her' to the subject pronoun 'she', then yes.

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    Re: Past Tense after perception verb + object

    I saw him run away would work.

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