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Shouldn't it be "had", as the meetings had already taken place?

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Shouldn't it be "had", as the meetings had already taken place?

Post by tamguatlay » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:17 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have met twice, in Hanoi in February and Singapore last June, seeming to build personal goodwill but failing to agree on a deal to lift U.S. sanctions in exchange for North Korea abandoning its nuclear and missile programs.

Shouldn't it be "had", as the meetings had already taken place?

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Re: Shouldn't it be "had", as the meetings had already taken place?

Post by Joe » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:23 pm

Up until this point in time they have met twice. There seems to be no problem, except that they haven’t reached an agreement.
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