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Renato Goncalves
Online exercise - Correct phrase Why is this phrase correct? This house cost 35,000 pounds in 1980. I imagine the correct one is that. This house costs 35,000 pounds in 1980. I took it from an online exercise.
Sep 23, 2019 12:24 AM
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Because it is '1980', you need a past tense. 'It costs' is present tense.
September 23, 2019
Thanks!! I appreciate it
September 23, 2019
cost is the past participle of cost. "Today, a banana costs $1.50, but in 1980, it cost $0.25."
September 23, 2019
Renato Goncalves
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