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  1. marko87
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    #1

    as if

    Are these sentences correct?

    Whenever someone talks about that,i feel as if the same thing has happened to me.

    ......................................i feel as if the same thing had happened to me.
    ......................................i feel as if the same thing happened to me.
    .....................................i feel as if the same thing happens to me.

    He continued talking as if nothing had happened.
    He continued talking as if nothing happened.

    She looks as if she`s been ill.
    She looks as if she is ill.

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
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    Re: as if

    She looks as if she is ill. <indicative; simple present; fact>
    She looks as if she has been ill. <subjunctive; speculation>

    He continued to talk as if nothing
    (a) had happened <subjunctive; speculation>
    (b) happened <indicative; fact; simple past>

    Whenever someone talks about that I feel as if the same thing
    (a) had happened to me <subjunctive; speculation>
    (b) happened to me <indicative; fact; simple past>
    (c) is happening to me <present continuous; now at the present moment>

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