Population Is Counted At

I have a question about the past/present tense usage of the verb “count” here: The study is the first to pinpoint an end to the burgeoning population. The scientists estimate there is an 85 percent chance the species will taper to about 8.4 billion by the year 2100. The current world population is counted at … Read more

Is this use of the progressive authentic (i.e. idiomatic)? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Meaning: “waiting for 6 hours” vs. “6 hours since I was waiting” (4 answers) Closed 6 years ago. There is general consensus that I have been waiting for you for 6 hours. is grammatically correct, and idiomatically authentic. For example, our appointment was for 9 am, and when you … Read more

Which one is correct? “Do you enjoyed sports?” or “Did you enjoy sports?” [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 5 months ago. Improve this question I’m trying to understand one thing about this sentence. Can anyone tell me the mistake? “Do you enjoyed sports?” For … Read more

Yesterday, I went to Paris

Yesterday, I went to Paris and I have been to Paris yesterday. Which one is the most suitable and please explain the difference between these two sentences? Answer “I have been to Paris” means that at some unspecified point in the past, you visited Paris. If you want to specify a particular time for the … Read more

Verb + ed meaning in “I kissed her.”

I have learned that the ending ‘ed’ on a verb can be used for showing either of two grammatical conditions. It can show past tense or the completion of an action, as in ‘this is finished.’ Which is applicable in the following sentence without any other context available? I kissed her. Answer In I kissed … Read more

Is it ‘is derived’ or ‘was derived’? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 4 days ago. Improve this question Is it ‘is derived’ because there is already the past tense word ‘derived’ in that sentence or is there no … Read more