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English 8 years 4 months ago #1

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Change the tense of the word in the bracket.
1.By the time Cory gave chase,the bullies_______(run)off.
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Re:English 8 years 4 months ago #2

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Hi,

I think it sh be "had run". It's the past of the past. They "had run" off before the police "gave chase", so the past perfect tense sh. be used.

Cheers,
Helen
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Re:English 7 years 4 months ago #3

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I think the answer is 'ran'. Ran off is a phrasal verb.
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Re:English 7 years 4 months ago #4

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i do not think so deepa helen is correct the tense can be changed in phrasal verbs too
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Re:English 7 years 3 weeks ago #5

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hi,it should be ran as i have the same question in my paper and the answer says its ran,hope this healps u :cheer:
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