"I am writing them three times, but I still have not received a reply yet. I wonder if they read my letters."


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 afif
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"I am writing them three times, but I still have not received a reply yet. I wonder if they read my letters."

Kawan PBI, bagaimana susunan kalimat ini apakah sudah benar?

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Posted by: @afif
"I am writing them three times, but I still have not received a reply yet. I wonder if they read my letters."

Kawan PBI, bagaimana susunan kalimat ini apakah sudah benar?

Frasa "three times" menunjukkan bahwa suatu pekerjaan (menulis surat) tersebut sudah selesai dilakukan yakni sebanyak tiga kali. Jadi bentuk kalimat itu adalah present perfect tense dan pada bentuk tenses ini penggunaan frasa "I am writing" salah, harusnya "I have written".

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 afif
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Posted by: @jasmine

Posted by: @afif
"I am writing them three times, but I still have not received a reply yet. I wonder if they read my letters."

Kawan PBI, bagaimana susunan kalimat ini apakah sudah benar?

Frasa "three times" menunjukkan bahwa suatu pekerjaan (menulis surat) tersebut sudah selesai dilakukan yakni sebanyak tiga kali. Jadi bentuk kalimat itu adalah present perfect tense dan pada bentuk tenses ini penggunaan frasa "I am writing" salah, harusnya "I have written".

Thank you very much for the answer and explanation.

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