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    Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    Hello

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

    "Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets near the home of his parents."

    Context: A narrator describes what happens to the protagonist several years ago

    Thanks.

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    Re: Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    "Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walked the streets near the home of his parents."

    Context: A narrator describes what happened to the protagonist several years ago

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    Re: Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    Dear Piscean

    First of all, thanks for your answer.

    Ted is having a flashback. So i am trying to write that Ted is living again what happened in the past.

    Could I use the present tense?

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    Re: Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    "Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets near the home of his parents."

    Context: A narrator describes what happens to the protagonist several years ago.
    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Ted is having a flashback. So i am trying to write that Ted is living again what happened in the past.

    Could I use the present tense?
    You can, but the verb has to agree with the subject. Can you see what has to be changed?

    Note that every sentence has to end with an appropriate punctuation mark.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    Dear GoesStation:

    First of all, thanks for your answer.

    I believe that it need to be changed the following:


    Ted (he), a boy of sixteen at that time, walks the streets near the home of his parents



    Ted (he) is having a flashback. So i am trying to write that Ted (he) is living again the events that he lived in the past.



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    Re: Ted, a boy of sixteen at that time, walk the streets

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Dear GoesStation:

    First of all, thanks for your answer.

    I believe that it needs to be changed as follows the following:


    Ted (he), a boy of sixteen at that time, is walking walks the streets near the home of his parent(s).



    Ted (he) is having a flashback. So I am trying to write that Ted (he) is ​re-living again the events that he lived through in the past.
    You are correct. Note my other corrections above. Remember to end every sentence with appropriate punctuation.
    I am not a teacher.

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