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What does the idiom Do your homework mean?

What does the idiom Do your homework mean?

To be thoroughly prepared and informed about something or something, especially in advance of some process, action, or decision. Be sure you do your homework before heading into that meeting; there’s a lot at stake, and no one’s going to like it if you aren’t up to speed.

Did you take or have you taken?

‘have you taken’ is present perfect tense, and did you take is simple past tense. Present Perfect Tense describes something that happened it the past but has consequences in the present or is still true, while Simple Past Tense describes something that happened in the past and it’s finished.

Did you vs Have you example?

“Have you seen” implies that the person saw your glasses sometime in the recent past right up to the present moment. “Did you see” is asking if the person has ever seen your glasses, at any time in the past.

Have you seen Vs have you watched?

In contrast, have you seen asks if you have ever watched the given movie, at any point. Have you seen Fright Night? In addition to the subtle difference between the tenses, usage in casual speech is a matter of style.

Have you buy or have you bought?

“Did you buy” is the correct way to form a question in the past tense. Questions in English can be formed by switching the order of the subject and the helping verb. For a sentence like “You bought…”, which doesn’t have a helping verb, a form of the verb “do” is used, with the infinitive of the verb.

Where did you buy or where have you bought?

The item was purchased once, a single act that took place in the past, so the simple past tense, “where did you buy”, is the correct answer. If you wanted to know about the person’s experience over a period of time and continuing to the present, you might ask, “Where have you bought records?”

Did you ask or have you asked?

They could be synonyms in many contexts. However, if (for example) you were talking about something that happened last year, “Did you ask her?” would ask whether, at that time, you asked her the question; “Have you asked her?” would ask whether you asked her at any time between then and now.

Did you receive vs have you received?

Even though it doesn’t specify, “did you receive my email” sets up an opportunity to establish a particular time. If you choose “have you received my email” it indicates that you just want to establish receipt but not as per any specific time .

Did anyone receive or received?

Re: have you received/did you receive They’re both correct- context would determine which works better.

Did he receive or received?

So, he received = he did receive. That implies that he did received equals he did did receive. That’s quite obviously wrong. Similarly for the negative sentence, the did which indicates past tense is already indicated by the ‘received’ so when ‘received’ is used, the ‘did’ becomes redundant.

Did you check or have you checked?

The tense of “did you checked” is incorrect, so use “have you checked.”

Did not check or checked?

Didn’t check would mean, an activity, checking, was not done. Whether they check always or not. Hadn’t checked would mean, possession of, checking activity. Which leads to the meaning, he/she would always check there sth(something, cell) but on this occasion it was not done.

Have you watched meaning?

Have you watched” is more to the point, because it suggests that, if you haven’t seen it in the past, you could consider seeing it now or in the near future. It is about an event which can happen again or is still relevant in the present. Both sentences are correct. “

What did I watch or watched?

No. The correct sentence is did you watch the movie. The past tense watched is wrong because did already puts the action in the past, so using the past tense watched is unnecessary and confusing — similar to using a double-negative.

Have watched meaning?

Usage Rule: “Had watched” means it happened before a certain point in time (which is either mentioned outright or is implied). “Have watched” means it happened before now.

Have you watched this movie yet meaning?

“Have you seen the movie yet?” is most typical. “Have you already seen the movie?” suggests that you would be surprised is I said yes. “Have you seen the movie already?” is the same as number 2, but less common. The word “yet” goes at the end of a question, but the word “already” normally goes before the main verb.

Do you see or watch a movie?

They are both correct, though the meaning is slightly different. “Watch” indicates using more attention or focus than “see”. In terms of usage, I would say that if you’re proposing going to a movie, or talking about it after the fact, it’s more common to use “see”.

How many times have I watched friends?

Originally Answered: How many times have you watched the show Friends? About 3 times actually. The first time I watched it I watched all the episodes but the second and third time I watched it I skipped several episodes as I wasn’t a big fan for example all episodes with ‘Emily (ross’s second wife).

Have you ever played or watched a match?

3 Answers. Either wording can be correct, depending on context. With regards to a “match”, usually some kind of sporting event, “did” is more likely to be appropriate. In particular, “did you see the match?” should be used when there is only one time that someone would be likely to see the match.

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