Can you change tenses in an essay

Important: The explanations and examples on this page are just an introduction to this extensive and complex area of English grammar. Students of English who want to learn more should consult a good reference work, such as Swan's Practical English Usage .


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When asking a question, the verb does not conjugate:

  • Does she have a dog?
  • Does she has a dog?

In fact, we make this into reported speech in the same way as a request. We just use 'tell' instead of 'ask':

  • Reported speech: She told me to sit down.

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  • Does she have a dog?
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