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Post by Sang-heui, Kim » Fri Oct 15, 2004 6:50 am

Hi,

Please check next sentences...


1) Would you mind if I come late tonight?

2) Would you mind if I came late tonight?


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Post by Alan » Sat Oct 16, 2004 5:20 am

The second is formally correct, while the first would be informally acceptable to many speakers.

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