I've been playing basketball all this afternoon. What you (do)? What did you do? or What have you been doing? If you chose the posterior, is it for maintaining consistency?
|tamguatlay Yes, if you choose the latter, it is for consistency.|
|fivejedjon The speaker chose to consider 'this afternoon' as a present-time period in the first sentence. It would be unnatural to present it as a past-time period in the second.|HoangNha
commented on their own question.
HoangNhaThere is a sentence that has three There is a sentence that has three verbs in a row.
Yes, it's correct.
[ The first thing (that) we do ] is [ (to) create ... ].
We create ... first. That is the first thing that we do. It is the first thing (and we do that thing).
|fivejedjon The first thing (that )we must do is create ...|
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Pathfindernepalthe meaning of righteousThis is what the dictionaries say:
Morally good or correct, especially according to standards set by religion.
Morally right or justifiable; virtuous.
Acting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin
Morally right or ...
|fivejedjon My native language is English, and has been for well over six decades,|
GPYI'm sorry, but you are simply wrong...It does sound usual to me as I had first commented in earlier post. Then I showed you why i thought it sounded wrong to my ear with logical examples. I'd like to agree with you that "first loves" as used in the context was correct. Again, this is ...
grammarfreak Personally, I would never say " My...Neither would I, but that was not what the discussion was about, ...
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