[Grammar] Smith....decided to go for the soccer match

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Is the answer correct? I'm unsure.

Smith, as well as his brothers, decided to go for the soccer match tomorrow.

Can I use 'decides' instead of 'decided'? Or is 'decides' the correct answer? Please help me to understand why.

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Either tense is possible, depending on the context, but the past simple is much more common.
 

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Do you mean '... decided to go to the soccer match tomorrow'?
 

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Not related to the grammar, but "Smith" is generally a family name, but a given name.
If his last name (family name) is Smith, chances are his brothers are also named "Smith." Collectively, they are the Smith brothers.
 

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NOT. The phrase was supposed to be "not" a family name.
 

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Do you mean '... decided to go to the soccer match tomorrow'?


Yes, I meant to go to the soccer match. May I know is using the preposition 'for' incorrect?

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[STRIKE]May I know[/STRIKE] Is using the preposition 'for' incorrect?

Yes.
 
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