Tense-Past - My grandmother starts complaining to me about...

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VERB TENSE - PAST Change verbs where needed in the following paragraph so that they are consistently in the past tense. You will need to make ten (10) corrections . My grandmother's recent trip to the hospital for routine testing was very difficult for her. First, we had to park far from the hospital entrance, and we don't have a wheelchair to get her to the admissions area. When we finally arrive at admissions, there was a long line of people waiting to be registered. And there are only two staff members processing outpatient registrations. So we have to wait for about an hour just to get through the paper work. Finally, my grandmother was in the waiting room for blood testing. The room is crowded with a backlog of patients, and little children are running about making a lot of noise.
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Unformatted text preview: My grandmother starts complaining to me about the situation, but all I could do is shrug my shoulders and say, "Well, we got this far. I guess we'll just have to hold on for a while longer." After what seemed like three hours, my grandmother's name is called by the nurse. In the hospital room, she leaves four vials of blood for the testing procedures. Due to her age, this loss of blood caused her to feel weak. So she has to lie on a gurney for about a half-hour sipping fruit juices until she regained her strength. Needless to say, this is not my grandmother's favorite routine, and she let all her friends know what an ordeal this trip causes her. Prepared by Dr. John Nace and Dr. Jay Howard, Learning Lab, Community College of Philadelphia, January 2000...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Buchholtz during the Spring '08 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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