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    #1

    seems / seemed - does seem / did seem

    Are these expression totally equivalent:
    it seems as if... = it does seem as if...
    it seemed as if... = it did seem as if...

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    Re: seems / seemed - does seem / did seem

    No. The second in each pair is more emphatic.

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    Re: seems / seemed - does seem / did seem

    Quote Originally Posted by altiwife View Post
    Are Do these expressions totally equivalent mean the same?

    "It seems as if..." and "It does seem as if..."

    "It seemed as if..." and "It did seem as if..."
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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