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#209962 - 03/11/13 03:44 AM has vs had
For so many years, the meaning of the American dream has / had been changed from generation to generation.
Which bold word should I use? Thanks.
#209963 - 03/11/13 07:24 AM Re: has vs had [Re: Lionel Koh]
has implies that change is still possibly happening; had implies that no more change is likely._________________________
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#209974 - 03/11/13 03:18 PM Re: has vs had [Re: Lionel Koh]
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
For many more years the meaning of the American dream may/ might still change from generation to generation.
Which bold word could/should/would best be used here?
(these are really difficult choices for language learners)
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