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Dear Sir,

I am a bit confused about the meaning which the following two sentences signify:
i) "The question is whether tourists will continue to visit game parks and see rinocerous after their horns are trimmed"
ii) "The question is whether tourists will continue to visit game parks and see rinocerous after their horns have been trimmed"

I am biased to second. But the first sentence also seems to be correct.
Could you please explain the difference between the two?

Regards,
Rahul
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I see no significant difference. I am also biased toward the second. It seems just a little more precise.

(Check your dictionary for the spelling of the name of that animal! Emotion: smile )

CJ
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Thanks CalifJim! And thanks for pointing out the spelling mistake.
I think the difference lies in talking about a 1 time event as opposed to multiple occurrences of the same kind of event.

"My car has been hit" / "My car is,was hit"

The only way to make the second make sense is to put it completely in the past.

"The flowers are watered everyday." / "The flowers have been watered everyday."

"Everyday" carries a different meaning. The first notes a continuous routine, whereas the second simply reports up to the immediate present. It doesn't account for the future.

Nails being trimmed is only a one time event. After that, will they come? or are they coming?

To use "are", I would make a sentence like, "Even though their horns have been trimmed (1 time event), tourists ARE continuing to visit game parks"

"Even though their horns ARE trimmed (once a month), tourists ARE continuing to visit game parks." This sounds like they are continuing to continue. Since you already have continue, using are is overly redundant.
Thanks dotcom!

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1. Although the Supreme Court ruled as long ago as 1880 that Blacks could not be excluded outright from jury service, nearly a century of case-by-case adjudication has been necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be drawn from “a fair cross section of the community.”
(A) has been necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be

(B) was necessary for developing and enforcing the principle of all juries being

(C) was to be necessary in developing and enforcing the principle of all juries to be

(D) is necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be

(E) will be necessary for developing and enforcing the principle of all juries being

Based on your explanation can I say answer should be D? I am confused about A and D. Please suggest which should be the answer.