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    #1

    usually borrows...but did not do so yesterday

    My answer: Max usually borrows a novel on his weekly trip to the library but he did not do so yesterday.

    In this grammar exercise, the answer key says 'borrowed' is the correct answer. I'm confused.

    Why is simple present tense incorrect in this question? It's something he usually does, only that he did not so that the previous day.

    Thank you!

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    Re: usually borrows...but did not do so yesterday

    Your answer is correct.

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    Re: usually borrows...but did not do so yesterday

    Yes, borrows is correct and borrowed is not possible. Somebody has made a mistake.

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