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Autor:  Breno N.
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Data:  21/JUN/2007 9:50 AM
Assunto:  Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?
 
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Now that I read your question carefully, I'd say that both are correct. They convey different meanings, though.

 

A lot of motorists got involved in fatal accidents last year, and a lot of them will get involved this year, too. (You're in beginning of the year in this case and you are "predicting" the future)

 

A lot of motorists got involved in fatal accidents last year, and a lot of them have gotten  involved this year, too. (Up to this day several other accidents have occured. You're describing a situation)

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?  –  Márcio Farias  21/JUN/2007, 5:49 PM
Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?  –  Breno N.  21/JUN/2007, 9:04 AM
Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?  –  Márcio Farias  21/JUN/2007, 9:12 AM
 Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?  –  Breno N.  21/JUN/2007, 9:50 AM
Fill in the blank -- which goes in there?  –  Dale/CR  21/JUN/2007, 1:27 PM

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