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ParkJoongKyun(39)
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i am confued..

Post by ParkJoongKyun(39) »

how is it different to use " if i was" and "if i am"
i learned this before but i forgot..
it just came to mind that i got confused when i did english homework.
please reply~ thank you

LeeSeungHoon1(MSC)
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I believe

Post by LeeSeungHoon1(MSC) »

that the correct form is " if I were"

when using conditionals...

mystic
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hey

Post by mystic »

english is my first languge but isnt my strongest subject i believe tho that

"if i was" is past tense (all ready happened)
"if i am" is current tense (happening now)

anything else u want me to clear up?

karlidoc
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Post by karlidoc »

Hi,

Mystic is right.

We use "was" for the past tense and "am" for the present continuous tense.

Mystic, do you know how to use "was" for another type of sentences?

karlidoc

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