Kitty
about grammar On one forum about grammar I saw an entry, where was written "Recently, I read some newspapers about flowers", and I don't understand it because in the sentence author used word "recently", so it must be used Present Perfect time in the whole sentence like "Recently, I have read some newspapers about flowers". Native speakers didn't correct this part, maybe because it is grammatically correct? But I still don't understand why they didn't correct it? Is this sentence grammatically correct with Present Simple? Explain me please, I am so confused with it.
Mar 12, 2014 1:22 PM
Answers · 2
You can use recently with either past simple or present perfect. The choice of the verb form depends on the rest of the paragraph.
March 12, 2014
yes, using Past Indefinite is grammatically correct here
March 12, 2014
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Kitty
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