Pronouns are words we use in the place of a full noun.

There are many different kinds of pronouns.

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Could you explain please the use of the present tense in the following sentences:
1. It's time we took action to stop the forgery.
2. It's time I was leaving.
It's not clear enough for me why It's time is used here and not it was time.
Thank you in advance!

Hello Ellenna,

'it's time + subject + past simple' is a kind of fixed expression. The first verb is always 'is' (or possibly 'was' if we are talking about the past, but that is not so common I think) and the second verb is in the past simple, even though it's suggesting a present or future action.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Many people were mad there and, Many of them were mad there. Now is there any difference between these two sentences except writing difference and yes, One last question, Could you please tell me if the word Too is used for the subject I or for verb stumble in this sentence " The road of life is hard, You may stumble too" ? Please help

Hello SonuKumar,

'many people' and 'many of them' could mean the same thing, but don't necessarily mean the same. The second one is also more specific than the first.

In the 'road of life' sentence, it's not clear which word 'too' is modifying -- as you suggest, it could be either 'you' or 'may stumble'. If you wanted it to be clear that it modifies the subject, you could say 'you, too, may stumble'.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Sir, In this sentence, Three of them are my brothers. It means that, There are some boys but three of them are my brothers but, If I say that, The three of them are my brothers so, Does it mean that, There are just three boys and, Does The make difference or not and, Are there some more way to say this thing, If I have more then two or three brothers ?

Hello SonuKumar,

Your explanation is quite correct - well done. You could also say the second sentence as follows:

All of them are my brothers

All three of them are my brothers.

The three of them are my brothers.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hi sir,
Which one is correct?
"I'm still waiting to payment?" or " I'm still awaiting for payment"
and the second question is: "After complete the project, You will send the files. or After completed the project, You will send the files. Thanks in advance!

Hello irfanhanif,

That depends on what you mean. Are you the person who will pay? Or are you the person expecting to be paid?

As for the second, neither is correct, I'm afraid. Prepositions (like 'after') are followed by -ing forms: 'After completing the project' is the correct form. I'm afraid it's also difficult to say for sure that 'you will send the files' is correct because I don't understand your intentions here. Are you describing a process? Give instructions? Speaking about a plan you've agreed on? The verb form might need to change depending on what you mean. See our Future plans page for more on this.

We're happy to help with questions like yours, but as you can see, we generally need more information to be able to answer them.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

How should I make the following question: "Is the climate the same in all regions of your country or it varies?" or "Is the climate the same in all regions of your country or does it vary?"
Thank you!

Hello Ellenna,

The second version is the correct one.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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