TSI Writing: Past Perfect vs. Simple Past Tense
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Select the best version of the italicized part of the sentence. If you think the original sentence is best, choose the first answer.
Older drivers recall the decades when gasoline cost thirty cents a gallon and price wars among competing service stations sometimes have sent the cost of a gallon plummeting into the teens.
the last time callen gas was like that Well this
question reminds us of the good old days when gas
station attendants would actually wash your windshield and fill up
the tank of a gas guzzling you know fifty seven
chevy and god gallons per mile back then miles for
noon Speaking of the past well this sentence needs to
be placed correctly in the past tense with the verb
sent See right there have sent it should just be
it sent the cost of a gallon plummeting basically that's
The sense the whole thing up there is just a
big fat idiot The past perfect tense have sent in
a shift from the past tense for recall and cost
Meanwhile the conditional may have sent yeah with in their
uses the incorrect mood and sends places the verb in
the president so that's it answers they were shmoop phil 00:01:11.66 --> [endTime] Around may people