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At a recent session, the French government has decided that Paris needs a second, larger opera house to complement the famous Paris Opera.

(A) has decided that Paris needs
(B) decided that Paris needs
(C) has decided that Paris will need
(D) decided that Paris has a need of
(E) has decided that Paris needed





recently it had been discussed in the forum that we cant change tense abruptly (for eg-from past tense to present tense)

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New post 15 May 2005, 17:38
we need past tense to express a completed action. in D, a need of....... unidiomatic. so (B).

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Why do we need present perfect tense? The decision is made in past and B is fine.

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Agree with do118. As the decision is already taken, decided is correct.

So I go with B.

OA Please?

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New post 16 May 2005, 12:17
OA is B. any explanation for the OA.

now i am little bit confused .

recently it was discussed in the forum that we can't jump two steps in tense usage.

i am unable to find the link of that discussion, if any one can find it please put the link here.

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