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English - Tense 6 years 3 months ago #1

  • Jamesbond
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Salt and pepper ............... added to the soup to make it tastier.

1) is
2) was
3) are
4) were

My answer is were, but given answer is are.....Is the sentence in present tense...can u explain? Pl.
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English - Tense 6 years 3 months ago #2

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It should be in present tense.
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English - Tense 6 years 3 months ago #3

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It is a factual statement that does not involve time. hence, it should be in the present tense.
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English - Tense 6 years 3 months ago #4

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Yes...I got it....Facts must be in present tense....Thx.
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