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    tense

    Hi
    don't know which tenses I should use.

    We should have good habit since we were young OR we are young. OR
    We should have good habit when we were young OR we are young.

    Thanks
    wal

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    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi
    don't know which tenses I should use.

    We should have good habit since we were young OR we are young. OR
    We should have good habit when we were young OR we are young.

    Thanks
    wal
    Unfortunately, each of the sentences you provide is incorrect. Did you copy them correctly?

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    Re: tense

    Hi there,

    How about this:
    We should have developed good habits when we (were / are ) young.
    We should have developed good habits since we (were/are) young.

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    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    How about this:
    We should have developed good habits when we (were / are ) young.
    We should have developed good habits since we (were/are) young.
    Pete,

    'Should have' refers to the past. Therefore, the correct choice is 'were'.

    Cheers,
    Amigos4

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    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    How about this:
    We should have developed good habits when we (were / are ) young.
    We should have developed good habits since we (were/are) young.
    Use the first sentence, thus:
    We should have developed good habits when we were young.

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