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English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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The IT guys said they were exploring the possibility of developing a system that allows users to ....
My question is: is "allows" correct? or we should use "allowed"?
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Technically, yes, but most speakers nowadays would happily accept the unshifted form here, even for fairly formal use.