Hi,I have two questions one is wellington led the english army ____(defeat) the frenches. I don't know whether I use the past-partipal or the present?
The other is he's lived all his live,i think it express the meaning that he was lived here,and he no longer live here,isn't that right?THANKS
Hi,I have two questions. One is,"Wellington led the English army that defeated the Frenchies."
I don't know whether I use the (past perfect??) or the present?
I don't understand why you think it would be present? 'led' is past tense, so the sentence is not using the historical present. Do you mean, should I use past perfect? as in "that had defeated the Frenchies."
Use of the past perfect would be correct in the context of this:
Wellington fought the Aussies in some battle ; and 'he led the (same) English army that had defeated the Frenchies the year before.'
The other is:
"He's lived all his life (in England).
I think it express the meaning that he was lived here,and he no longer live here,isn't that right?
No.It means, from when he was born up to this very moment, he has lived in England.
You could say: He's lived all his life in England, so when he moves to Australia, he'll find the heat and the flies a bit hard to adjust to."
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