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      • Native Language:
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    • Join Date: Oct 2007
    • Posts: 1,617
    #1

    it's supposed to, it was supposed to

    I read this sentence in a book about everyday English of American teenagers:

    (Amy and Susan are in a clothes shop)

    Amy: How much is it?

    Susan: It's supposed to be 90 dollars, but it's 65 dollars because it's on sale. I'm getting it.

    I thought Susan should say 'It was supposed to be...'. Am I right?

    Thank you very much.


    • Join Date: Jul 2007
    • Posts: 554
    #2

    Re: it's supposed to, it was supposed to

    No it's fine it just means that she hasn't bought it yet.

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