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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:35 am

geethu, i dont think u can use it becos there are two time frames here in this qn...!!

so..u can only use PERFECT form of the verb....

has promised or had promised
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:49 am

We use Perfect tenses when we knw how long it has been that the activity took place.. here its not sure.. but we are talking about prep for future.. so it should be simple past..

Reference: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/promise

See under verb.. no.6 explanation.. the example is simlar to this.
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:55 am

well said...u've substantiated ur stand...!

ok...i accept that we should use promise there...!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:09 am

I really hate it when i dnt knw whether to use past or past perfect..!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:21 am

Q1 - By the time we ____, everyone had left.
a) arrived
b) had arrived

Q2 - I _____ a long time ago.

a) finished
b) had finshed
c) Either could be used here.

Q3 - By that time, everybody ____ exhausted.

a) was
b) had been
c) Either could be used here.

Q4 - She told me she ____ it ages ago.

a) did
b) had done
c) Either could be used here.

Q5 - I ____ of it until you mentioned it.

a) didn't hear
b) hadn't heard

Q6 - I ____ enough time to finish the exam.

a) didn't have
b) hadn't had
c) Either could be used here.

Q7 - If I ____, I'd have helped.

a) knew
b) had known
c) Either could be used here.

Q8 - If I ____, I'd tell you.

a) knew
b) had known
c) Either could be used here.

Q9 - No sooner ____ than I realised what was going on.

a) did I arrive
b) had I arrived
c) Either could be used here.

Q10 - Until last month, I _____ it before.

a) didn't try
b) hadn't tried
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:37 pm

the 'a,b,c's' are the answers to these questions?
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:46 pm

U got to choose from those choices.. one of them is right ans..! btw its only for u to practice which tense to use when..! Only 2 tenses.. Simple past and past perfect..!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:50 pm

ok...i'll give it a shot!! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:55 pm

1. b)had arrived
2. a)finished
3. a)was
4. b)had done
5. b)hadn't heard
6. a)didn't have
7. b)had known
8. a)knew
9. c)either could be used
10. b)hadn't tried
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:02 pm

1)a
2)a
3)a
4)b
5)b
6)a
7)b
8)a
9)b
10)b
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:11 pm

cmon....give out the answers!!! Razz Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:17 pm

yea...im waitin for it..! after that i hav to go gamin...!! Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:20 pm

what gamin?? what you playin bro??
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:26 pm

counter strike ...fifa......man ...what else...!!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:27 pm

cs is wat i'm tlkin abt!!! yeah baby that's what i want!!! Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:28 pm

winRrule plz post the answers!! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:33 pm

yea man...u play too...??
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:43 pm

yo Abhishek...did u revise macbeth..??
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:45 pm

i definitely play cs dude!!!!! Smile.....i have to revise 4 and 5th acts!! Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:48 pm

do u play in g-arena..? or just with bots..?

anyway..i also have acts 1 and 3 to revise...

wat abt poems and story..?

do u hav facebook a/c or orkut a/c..??
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:19 pm

yeah i have quite some stories n poems to finish....i play with bots....yeah i ahve a fb account...it is Abishek.G.R ......but i don't use orkut......tell me ur id on fb!!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:08 am

facebook.com/g7.ninja.
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:56 am

Sorry guys.. I didnt cum online after that.. here r ans..

1) a
2) c
3) a
4) c
5) b
6) a
7) b
Cool a
9) b
10) b
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:56 am

its Q8. It came out as a smiley..!
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PostSubject: Re: Grammar Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:08 pm

yo man..!i juz got two wrong...!!

i juz hope it'll be like this in the xam too..........
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