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she puts so much oil in food or she put so much oil in food.which one is correct?
 

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Question:

  • Which is correct?
    [list:3ed308ae5c]a. she puts so much oil in food
    b. she put so much oil in food
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The answer is that either is possible, depending on context. (However, you need the definite article (the) in either case.)

  • a. She puts so much oil in the food she prepares that you can't taste anything else.
    b. She put so much oil in the food she cooked that I can't taste anything else.

Does that help?

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RonBee said:
Question:

  • Which is correct?
    [list:9597a8de86]a. she puts so much oil in food
    b. she put so much oil in food
[/list:u:9597a8de86]

The answer is that either is possible, depending on context. (However, you need the definite article (the) in either case.)

  • a. She puts so much oil in the food she prepares that you can't taste anything else.
    b. She put so much oil in the food she cooked that I can't taste anything else.

Does that help?

:D

Additionally, we can that the third person verb form in the simple present takes an "s", while in the past it does not.


He put it there. - past - no change in the past - irregular verb

Whenever he makes tomato sauce, he puts fresh garlic in it. - present - third person - 's' form
 

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CitySpeak said:
Additionally, we can that the third person verb form in the simple present takes an "s", while in the past it does not.

Um, say?

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I thought that too, both are correct as long as one is present tense and one is past tense..
 

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I agree. ;-)
 
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