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    Wink Yesterday I met a man who is/was a......

    Are there any difference between these sentences?

    1- Yesterday I met a man, who is/was a doctor.

    2- yesterday I met a woman, who is/was from the UK.

    Which verb from should I use?

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    Re: Yesterday I met a man who is/was a......

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    You can use either.
    Hi teacher, if the person continues to be a doctor, which from should I use?

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    Re: Yesterday I met a man who is/was a......

    Quote Originally Posted by subhajit123 View Post
    Hi teacher, If the person continues to be a doctor, which from form should I use?
    You can use either one even if they are still a doctor. If they were no longer a doctor, you would say "Yesterday, I met a man who used to be a doctor".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Yesterday I met a man who is/was a......

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You can use either one even if they are still a doctor. If they were no longer a doctor, you would say "Yesterday, I met a man who used to be a doctor".
    Is my second sentence also correct? Which verb form should I use if the woman still lives in the UK?

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    Re: Yesterday I met a man who is/was a......

    I'd delete the comma from both of those sentences.

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