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    Help me

    Hello,

    I have some questions.


    1) She ____(look) for her pen when she ____(find out) she ____(Forget) her checkbook.
    Which tense should we use and why?
    She was looking for her pen when she found out she had forgotten her checkbook. Is it correct?

    2)It ________(rain) for 2 hours when we _________(decide) to go out.
    Which tense should we use and why present or past?

    3)I wish the train________(not/ arrive)late today, then I ________(be able to) get there on time.

    Which tense and why? Present or past?
    My answer. I wish the train did not arrive late, then I would be able to get there on time.

    4)She says she would rather he____(travel) tomorrow , because it __________(rain) cats and dogs for the last couples of hours.

    Which tense and why?

    My answer: travel, has been raining

    5)______you _____(know) where Tom is? I__________(not/ see) him since lunchtime.

    My answer: do you know>>I have not seen

    6)I____(meet) John while I ______(wait) for the bus this evening.
    How___(be) he? I __________(not/see) him for months.
    He_____ (seem) to be alright.
    I__________ (hear) he____________(just, get) anew job, ______________he?

    MY answer: met, was waiting , was , have not seen , seemed , heard , has just got , has not.
    Perfect present or past simple should be used in this sentence?


    7)________you ________(decide) how to spend your prize money?
    Yes, we_________.

    My answer. have you decided, have
    Present simple or past perfect? Why?

    8)___________you_________(have got) the tickets?
    Not yet, but I think we __________(go) to Pearl Jam concert on Saturday if we _________(can)
    MY answer:. Have you got, will go, can

    Present perfect or past simple and why?

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    Post Re: Help me



    .


    1) She ____(look) for her pen when she ____(find out) she ____(Forget) her checkbook.
    Which tense should we use and why?
    She was looking for her pen when she found out she had forgotten her checkbook.

    2)It was been raining for 2 hours when we decided to go out.
    (past)

    3)I wish the train will not be late today, so that I will get there on time.

    (future)

    4)She says she would rather he will travel tomorrow , because it will rain cats and dogs for the last couples of hours.

    (future)

    5) Do you know where Tom is? I have not seen or did not see him since lunchtime.

    6)I met John while I was waiting for the bus this evening.
    How is he(now)? Ihave not seen or did not see him for months.
    He seems to be alright.
    I heard he has just got a new job, hasn't he?

    7) Have you decided on how to spend your prize money?
    Yes, we have.


    8) Have you got the tickets?
    Not yet, but I think we would go to Pearl Jam concert on Saturday if we could(what?)

    Not a teacher but I hope these help

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    #3

    Re: Help me

    Quote Originally Posted by !SOSO! View Post
    Hello,

    I have some questions.


    1) She ____(look) for her pen when she ____(find out) she ____(Forget) her checkbook.
    Which tense should we use and why?
    She was looking for her pen when she found out she had forgotten her checkbook. Is it correct?

    2)It _had been raining (rain) for 2 hours when we decided(decide) to go out.
    Which tense should we use and why present or past?

    3)I wish the train had not arrived (not/ arrive)late today, then I would have been able to (be able to) get there on time.

    Which tense and why? Present or past?
    My answer. I wish the train did not arrive late, then I would be able to get there on time.

    4)She says she would rather he____(travel) tomorrow , because it __________(rain) cats and dogs for the last couples of hours.

    Which tense and why?

    My answer: travels, has been raining

    5)______you _____(know) where Tom is? I__________(not/ see) him since lunchtime.

    My answer: do you know>>I have not seen

    6)I____(meet) John while I ______(wait) for the bus this evening.
    How___(be) he? I __________(not/see) him for months.
    He_____ (seem) to be alright.
    I__________ (hear) he____________(just, get) anew job, ______________he?

    MY answer: met, was waiting , was , have not seen , seemed , heard , has just got , has not.
    Perfect present or past simple should be used in this sentence?


    7)________you ________(decide) how to spend your prize money?
    Yes, we_________.

    My answer. have you decided, have
    Present simple or past perfect? Why?

    8)___________you_________(have got) the tickets?
    Not yet, but I think we __________(go) to the Pearl Jam concert on Saturday if we _________(can)
    MY answer:. Have you got, will go, can

    Present perfect or past simple and why?
    The last one looks incomplete.

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