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    Grammar question

    I have a question about a situation I've been wandering about.In case of a sentence as this"If she come tomorrow tell her to get the book.My question is this should the verb"come" end with -s,or be without.
    Thank you very much.
    Galina


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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by Galina1971 View Post
    I have a question about a situation I've been wandering about.In case of a sentence as this"If she come tomorrow tell her to get the book.My question is this should the verb"come" end with -s,or be without.
    Thank you very much.
    Galina
    Your sentence should be (If she comes tomorrow, tell her to get the book).

    We use `s' form with the subject (He/she/any other singular noun)

    And all other subjects should exclude `s' form.


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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by Galina1971 View Post
    I have a question about a situation I've been wandering about.In case of a sentence as this"If she come tomorrow tell her to get the book.My question is this should the verb"come" end with -s,or be without.
    Thank you very much.
    Galina
    If she comes tomorrow, ask her to get the book.

    Can anybody explain the difference between ask and tell in the above sentence?

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    Re: Grammar question

    tell her = order
    ask her = request


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    Re: Grammar question

    Thank you all very much .
    all the best.
    Galina

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