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    Thumbs down When to express "state or event"

    1. I see you standing in front of me.
    2. I hear what you are saying.
    3. Now I understand why she left me.

    A. Do "see", "hear" and "understand" verbs in the three sentences above express "the state"?

    a) Then I go to the next door and (I) see that my brother stands smiling.
    b) I hear that you have retired.
    c) Then, my brother comes to me and explains everything, after hearing my brother, I understand the matter.

    B. Do "see", "hear" and "understand" verbs in the three sentences above express "the event" and do these verb above carry the sense of immediacy? Please get me clear.
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    Re: When to express "state or event"

    You should have told us that you have asked this question here and got no suitable replies.

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    Re: When to express "state or event"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You should have told us that you have asked this question here and got no suitable replies.
    yes

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    Re: When to express "state or event"

    Quote Originally Posted by Buku View Post
    Yes, I should have told you that.
    You weren't asked a question in post #2, so simply replying with an uncapitalised, unpunctuated "yes" is incorrect.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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