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    what tense shall i use?

    the man is in charge of the household meaning pressure and stress pounding on his back, but here comes the woman not to lend a habd , but to pound on his back as well.


    in this sentence, what tense shall we use. i am citing an example in real life.or manybe talk about something which we have known.

    thank you

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    Re: what tense shall i use?

    Hello E6636

    Does the content of the sentence reflect a regular occurrence, or a single incident?

    MrP

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    Re: what tense shall i use?

    actually,i took this sentece out from an essay, i guess its about regular occurencebecause the author were not taking about himself. he was like cited an example in real life.

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    Re: what tense shall i use?

    Hello E.

    In that case, probably the present tense is best!

    Some parts need a little more attention:

    ...the man is in charge of the household meaning pressure and stress pounding on his back, but here comes the woman not to lend a habd , but to pound on his back as well...

    Do you want to try to fix them?

    Have a good evening,

    MrP

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