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    #1

    convinced/has_convinced


    The witness has convinced everyone that he hadn't had anything to do with the crime.

    Hi,
    I was told that 'convinced' should be used in this sentence, instead of the bold expression. I wonder why 'has convinced' is not correct, considering that the time when the action took place is not specified.
    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: convinced/has_convinced

    Check your aspects:
    Ex: The witness has convinced everyone that he hadn't had anything to do with the crime.

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    Re: convinced/has_convinced

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Check your aspects:
    Ex: The witness has convinced everyone that he hadn't had anything to do with the crime.
    Hi,
    Thanks!
    Do you mean the problem with my answer is the tense agreement, please? Could I have answered ''the witness had convinced''?
    Thanks again!

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