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Anonymous:I am having trouble with seen and saw.
When do you know what one to use?
seeing (present participle)
seen (past participle)
I see, you see, he sees, we see, you see, they see
I saw, you saw, he saw, we saw, they saw
I saw my friends yesterday at school.
I will see,....
Present perfect tense
I have seen, you have seen, he has seen, we have seen...
Example: I have seen the Statue of Liberty six times.
Past perfect tense:
I had seen, you had seen,....
Example I had seen the movie at least five times in theaters before it was released on DVD.
He is seen once a week by the doctor. (present passive)
He was seen last week by a specialist. (past passive)
He will be seen next week by a new doctor.
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