...before it happens/happened

Tan Elaine

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"Presume" means to be sure of something before it happened. When you presume, you suppose something without proof, based on probability.

Shouldn't it be "happens" instead? If it is not so, please let me know the reason.

Thanks.
 

bhaisahab

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It should be 'happens'.
 
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