He Became Uncomfortable, As If He Were...
Hello: Any clear rules on using "were" in "he became uncomfortable, as if he were...
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"As Were Most Of Her Friends"
In "Practical English Usage", Michael Swan also deals with inversion ("298 inversion...
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That Clause(Noun Clause)?
Hi everybody, Could you please explain me when we use 'past perfect tense' and...
Until
Hi, Scanning the computer's entire database, the virus program did not show the...
Past Perfect In Main Clause?
Can the general/main tense of a a peice of writing be in the past perfect tense...
Passage From A Book.
Over the last four hours I jotted half a page of one line story ideas, none of which...
Past Perfect Before The Conjunction "Before...
Hi. Is the part in the past pefert tense with the word "before" making the time...
Experts On Tenses?
As you know, the time of the action expressed in a main clause can be different...
Unreal Tenses?
Unreal tenses use the past tense for present situations and the past perfect for...
Difference Between Could Help Or Could...
Hi. I think the use of "could save" is correct because I think it could be used...
Past Continuous Tense And Past Perfect...
Please give me with examples when we use past continuous tense and past perfect tense...
Tense And Aspects--The Finer Points.
I refused to go, until I saw all the pictures. 1) When choosing the tense...
Past Perfect Time Frame?
Hi! I'm a little confused with this dialogue. (why is the word "dialogue" has a...
Letter To A Teacher?
Hi. I'm writing a letter to thank my teacher and I'm not sure about grammar, especially...
Is It Wordy And Confusing To Use (That...
Her world fell apart the moment (that) she had heard (that) they refused her application...
Mixed Conditionals?
1. "If he had taken the medication as prescribed, he wouldn't still lie sick in...
Relative Clause
Hi, She had a fear and suspicion of the press unusual in so public a figure as...
I Burst A Vein In My Eyeball From?
I had burst a vein in my eyeball from too much stress. Q1) Can the sentence above...
The Past Perfect After "Before" And "As...
Hey everybody, I am Matthew and I am American and I study English in my free time...
Past Perfect In Indirect Speech?
Can I use Past Perfect in the subordinate clause in the following sentence: "Nick...