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Tenses, phrase structure and grammar

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Tenses, phrase structure and grammar

Post by Ludanata » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:19 am

Will you, please, help and correct the following constructions.
1/ I couldn't imagine that in 1964 I would (have?) become president.
2/ They sold some items to Europeans. Then the situation changed. Still they went on selling them for a long time thereafter.

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Re: Tenses, phrase structure and grammar

Post by Alan » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:10 am

1. Both are grammatically possible, but 'would become' is likely to be the form you need.
2. Yes, all grammatical...