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    #1

    ask and asked

    1. Tom phoned you and ask you to call him back later.

    2. Tom phoned you and asked you to call him back later.

    May I ask which one is correct. I would.take the second one.

    Thanks.

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    Re: ask and asked

    You are correct. The first is incorrect because "ask" should be "asked". However, if you change "and" to "to", it would work. To make that clear:

    Tom phoned [you] to ask you to call him back later.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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