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Old 04-09-2018, 04:05 PM   #19 (permalink)
GerandTwine
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Originally Posted by MindfulMan View Post
TBPO I'm pretty indifferent to the tense used.
Past: In my case, x y and z interacted with substance use - sounds like its over.

Present: In my case, x y and z interact with substance use. - sounds like its not over.

Future: In my case, x y and z will interact with substance use. - definitely sounds like its not over. And it also brings in that so important word “will” that has more than one meaning. “choose to”, and “am going to”
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