The Verb Page – Verbal Phrases 7 – The Farmer’s Wife

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I have got my newspaper.
I have not got my newspaper

Which one did you hear?

I am going to sit down and read the newspaper.
I was going to sit down and read the newspaper

Are you sitting down?

I have to find a park.
I had to find park
I had to find a place to park.
I had to find a toilet.

Where are you?

There is a lot of traffic here.
There was a lot of traffic there.

There are lots of cars.
There were lots of cars.
There will be lots of cars.

Are you in a car?

There is a park over there.
There was a park over there.

Is there a park near your house?

I will go and sit there and read my newspaper….
I am going to go and sit there and read my newspaper

How are you?
How have you been?

The second one is not used with people who you are meeting for the first time.

it will be beautiful
It was beautiful
it is beautiful…

Beauty is important.

What are they doing?
What is she doing
What are you doing?

What are you doing?

Just reading the paper.
Just relaxing
Just looking around
Just having a look around

Are you relaxed?

I am new in town
I was new in town

You lived there?
You live here?

I lived just around the corner
I live just round the corner.

Where do you live?

I had just come from Japan
I have just come from Japan.

I have just moved here.
I have just moved there.

Have you been to Japan?
Has she been to Japan?
Have they been to Japan?

I knew very little about it.
I know very little about it.

It was a very interesting place.
It is a very interesting place.

Have you ever eaten sushi?
Has she ever eaten sushi

Have you ever eaten sushi?

there was a sushi bar here
there is a sushi bar here.

Did you try it?
Have you tried it?

I didn’t eat a lot of sushi.
I wasn’t eating a lot of sushi.
I don’t eat a lot of sushi actually.

I liked vegetables.
I like vegetables.

Did you like vegetables when you were a child?

We had plenty of those
We have plenty of those.

You might have found out about that.
You might find out about that.

I have seen there is a lot of fresh fruit too.
I saw there is a lot of fresh fruit too.

It was good
It is good
it will be good

It is lovely
it was lovely
it will be lovely

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This is a lovely place.
That was a lovely place.

What do you do?
What are you doing?

And you are at the City Office today…
And you were at the City Office yesterday …

You have come in to do some business?
You came in to do some business?

Mosquito City wasn’t that big.
Mosquito City isn’t that big.

Do you live in a big city?

Can you describe it?

I enjoy strolling around
I like to stroll around
I liked to stroll around

Do you enjoy a stroll?

I knew a lot of people here.
I know a lot of people here.

Is that your duck?
Was that her duck?

that is my duck
that was my duck

Have you ever eaten Peking Duck?

I think I will go for a stroll.
I thought I would go for a stroll.

The first one means: I am leaving now.
The second one means: I will leave soon.

Do you feel like a stroll?

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