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Hi!

Could you please, check my following sentences?

- That party was a blast !

- He only said that he loved that kind of food (loved or love? Because in spite of I'm reporting what someone said, the idea is that he still loves that kind of food.)

- My grandpa
knew that there must have been many different traditions between the countries.

- The kid didn't have to go to school because the following day would be October 4th, which is (correct is, here?) Columbus Day.

- The family could have a nice day watching (or seeing ?) the parades.

Thanks a lot!
Stella
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Hi,
Could you please, check my following sentences?

- That party was a blast !

- He only said that he loved that kind of food (loved or love? Because in spite of I'm reporting what someone said, the idea is that he still loves that kind of food.)
Both 'loved' and 'loves' are OK, but 'loves' is better.

- My grandpa knew that there must have been many different traditions between the countries.

- The kid didn't have to go to school because the following day would bewas October 4th, which is (correct is, here?
Yes, if it is always on Oct/4. I don't know if that is true or not. I'm Canadian. ) Columbus Day.

- The family could have a nice day watching (or seeing ?) the parades.
'Watching'. Are you sure you don't just mean 'They had a nice day . . .' ?

Best wishes, Clive
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Hi, Clive !

Thank you very much for your help. Just a correction, I said Columbus Day as being commemorated on October 4th .In fact it is on October 12th.
Replying your question, I suppose I should use "the family could have a nice day watching parades" instead of "the family had a nice day watching parades" because my intention is to give an idea that if the family wanted they could enjoy the day by watching the parades. Am I right?

Best wishes,
Stella.