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Autor:  pat
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Data:  30/ABR/2003 9:57 PM
Assunto:  Re: Future Perfect
 
Mensagem:  Hi Mick,

Yes, this is a fascinating discussion.

Follow-up questions:

Why do we have "did go" as a cognate for "went", and can use "did" as an auxillary to indicate past for the present form of nearly all our verbs, but we cannot use "did be" for "was"?

Also, notice that it is archaic to use the remote forms, like "went", in questioning sentences. We say:

"Did you go there?" rather than "Went you there?" Why?

Regarding "must", Skeat says it is the past tense of the AS verb "mot". This present tense has been lost, and we now use "must" as present tense.

Please do tell the ideas regarding "proximate" and "remote" forms.


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Future Perfect  –  Miguel Vieira  28/ABR/2003, 2:16 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Ricardo - EMB -  28/ABR/2003, 3:27 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Miguel Vieira  28/ABR/2003, 6:21 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  pat  29/ABR/2003, 8:30 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Miguel Vieira  29/ABR/2003, 6:41 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Mike Robertson  29/ABR/2003, 6:56 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  pat  29/ABR/2003, 9:59 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Micke Rob  29/ABR/2003, 11:55 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  José Roberto  30/ABR/2003, 12:00 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Mike Robertson  30/ABR/2003, 12:40 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  patrick  30/ABR/2003, 8:23 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  José Roberto  30/ABR/2003, 10:11 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  Mick Rob  30/ABR/2003, 6:52 PM
 Re: Future Perfect  –  pat  30/ABR/2003, 9:57 PM
Re: Will + Perfect Aspect  –  Michael Robertson  01/MAI/2003, 12:20 AM
Re: Will + Perfect Aspect  –  pat  01/MAI/2003, 8:25 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  José Roberto  01/MAI/2003, 12:13 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  pat brownp  01/MAI/2003, 6:34 PM
Re: Future Perfect  –  José Roberto  30/ABR/2003, 10:09 AM
Re: Future Perfect  –  pat  29/ABR/2003, 7:04 PM

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