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Simple Tenses Essay

789 words - 4 pages

Simple tenses.
Præsens og Imperfektion:
1. Joe and Al are in love with the same girl.
2. Everyone want to earn a lot of money
3. My parents likes jazz, but my sister prefers pop music.
4. When they are watching a sad movie, her sister cries.
5. He acts before he thinks.
6. If he can smell a cat, the man sneeze.
7. My grandmother pushes to get a better place in the line.
8. My parents like all their grandchildren
9. My sister lie on the couch every afternoon.
10. The babysitter turns of the light and close the door, before the children are sleeping.
1. They were very nervous, when they walk onto the stage.
2. When was he born?
3. The music is composed by McCartney in 1966
4. They were playing a lot in the garden
5. She died last year
6. They were stopping the car, and had a fight for an hour.
7. She traveled in Africa for many years, before she went back to Europe
8. A strange thing happen: I cried, because I was happy
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A:I stayed there for a week.
B: I have stayed there for a week
I A har personen boede der I en uge, men er nu taget hjem (imperfektum). I B har han været der i en uge, men skal muligvis være der i længere tid (Perfektum)
A: I knew him when he was still a boy
B: I Have known him all my life
I A kendte personen ham før, men kender ham ikke mere (Imperfektum). I B har personen kendt ham hele livet, hvilket betyder at personen stadig kender ham (Perfektum).
A:I saw the film with my boyfriend
B:I have seen the film three times
I A så hun filmen med sin kæreste altså det er noget hun har gjort (Imperfektum). I B har hun set filmen flere gange før ( Perfektum).

A:She fancied Bob when she was young
B:She has fancied Bob for ages

I A kan man sige at hun kunne lide/så op til Bob DENGANG altså det gør hun ikke rigtigt mere(Imperfektum), hvor I B da har hun kunne lide ham/set op til ham I lang tid, og det gør hun også stadig(Perfektum).

A:Did you see him this morning?
B:Have you seen him this morning?
A er noget man kan spørge om senere på dagen altså om man har set ham om morgenen (imperfektum), hvor at B er noget man kan spørge om, om selve morgenen(perfektum).
A:He once lived in Italy
B:I’ve been there once
A har han engang boet i Italien (Imperfektum). I B har han været der engang, på besøg eller lignende(Perfektum).

A:He lived and worked in Rome for ages
B:he has lived and worked in Rome for ages
I A er en der har boet og arbejdet der I mange år, men nu er han død/væk (Imperfektum). I B er det mere at han har boet og arbejdet der før, men nu er han et andet sted (Perfektum).

1. We will have the opportunity to watch the show on TV.
2. It will rain tonight.
3. I shall meet my new chief at 3 o’clock.
4. What do you think, you get for Christmas.
5. My father said, that I am going to be thrown out, if I continue to be so lazy .
6. What should I do, if she finds another boyfriend?
7. The ceremony will take place in exactly 2 weeks.
8. I will leave in a moment
9. I was just about to beat her, but then I was afraid.
10. How many of you is going to the party on Saturday?

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