posted by .

Hello. I'll be grateful for some more help.
Is it possible to use the Perfect tense twice in the sentence, for example "Peter, who has long lived in New York, has promised to show me the city"?
Thank you very much for help.
As for the sentence about "victory" in my previous question (thank you for answering it), it's about Palestine, only it joined Unesco this year, despite strong opposition from some countries.

  • English -

    Yes, that sentence with two instances of present perfect tense is fine.

    Referring to the "victory" sentence, I'd still ask the question, "Over whom did they win a victory?" The phrasing in your sentence is fine, but the word "victory" implies at least two sides -- with one side winning over the other.

  • English -

    Hello again. Please help me again.
    1)English has so many synonyms that it's often difficult to make the correct choice. Do you think it's possible to use such words as "doubtless","unquestioning",
    "undeniable", "implicit" with the word "victory" or "win", for example "an implicit victory over the Labour Party" or "The Conservatives had an unquestioning win in the elections".
    2)Is it possible to use "maybe" in the context: "I thought the teacher maybe had graded (graded?)our papers" or "I thought maybe the teacher had already graded the papers"? I think a better variant is "must have graded" but are the above-given variants possible?
    Thank you very, very much.
    As for this "victory", it's just a sentence about, say, a hypothetical event.
    Thank you for your attention and time.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Hello, I'm stuck with a sentence!Is "He had been living in London since he had left Cambridge " correct?
  2. English

    Which city do youlike better, London or New York?
  3. English

    Hello. I'm very grateful for all your help, and I need some more. 1)Is the article necessary in the following context: "(the)Libyan armed forces launched a military campaign against the rebels"?
  4. English

    Hello. I'll be grateful for your help. 1)Is it possible to use "deal with" in the same meaning as "solve" in the context "I hope they will solve the Middle East conflict"?
  5. English

    Hello. I'll be very grateful for your help. 1)Is it possible to say "I'll answer your question if you are insisting" or is it "if you insist"?
  6. English

    Hello. I'll be grateful for some help. 1)Is it possible to use the prepositions "above", "upon", "on" in the phrase "to raise the flag ...Palestine"?
  7. English

    Hello. I will be grateful for some grammar help. 1)Which tense is correct in the context: "they will get the documents ready by Friday" or "they will have got the documents ready by Friday"?
  8. English

    Hello. I'll be very grateful for some help again. Do you think it's OK to use "resolve" in the present perfect continuous tense, for example: "they have been resolving the problem for several weeks"?
  9. English

    Hello. I will be very grateful if you help me with a few problems. 1)Do you think it's possible to use the present perfect continuous tense with the phrase "until now / until today", for example "Until today, this job has been giving …
  10. History

    13.)With over eight million people, New York City is the most heavily populated city in the U.S. Between 1800 and 1900, the population of New York increased from about 80,000 to over three million people. In the years after the Civil …

More Similar Questions