Present Perfect Simple & Continuous/ Past Simple

  1. It (rain) a lot this spring.
  2. It (rain) yesterday and last week, too.
  3. The weather (be) very bad so far.
  4. In fact it’s raining this moment. It (rain) for half an hour.
  5. It seems we (not see) a sunny day for ages.
  6. I (be) happy when I (see) a few sunrays two days ago.
  7. But my happiness (be) short lived because it immediately (start) raining.
  8. I (be) very bored and tired lately because of the weather.
  9. My friends (call) me for a few days in order to go to a club.
  10. My mother also (tell) me for a while to go out.

Present Perfect Simple&Continuous/ Past Simple

  1. I (know) him for a long time.
  2. In fact, I (know) him since we (come) to the same school.
  3. I (meet) him in the first school day.
  4. We (talk) to each other for many years.
  5. I even (talk) to him an hour ago.
  6. He (call) to invite me to tea.
  7. We often (have) tea together.
  8. He (invite) people to tea for a few months.
  9. His parents (ask) him to do so when they (come back) from their holiday.
  10. I always (appreciate) his parents.

“forget” + verb (“to”/ “-ing”)

FORGET  cu (to) Verb sau cu Verb-ing

 

 

  • Jerry never forgets to meet his boss.
  • Jerry never forgets meeting his favourite writer.

Ambele propozitii sunt corecte gramatical, insa ele au sensuri total diferite. Care este diferenta dintre ele?

 

  • Forget + (to) Verb are sens de a uita (a nu uita) să faca ceva (actiunea exprimata de Verb NU a avut loc.)
  • Forget + Verb-ing are sens de a uita (a nu uita) că a facut ceva (actiunea exprimata de Verb a avut loc deja.)

Jerry never forgets to meet his boss. => Jerry nu uita niciodata sa se intalneasca cu seful.

Jerry never forgets meeting his favourite writer. => Jerry nu uita niciodata ca s-a intalnit cu scriitorul lui preferat.

Alte exemple:

She always forgets to water the flowers. => Ea uita intotdeauna sa ude florile.

I’ll never forget visiting Venice. => Nu voi uita niciodata ca am vizitat Venetia.