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Which sentence is grammatically correct ?
1. Would you mind telling me what happened to your mom?
2. Would you mind telling me what has happened to your mom?
- yet-knish!Lv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
They're both correct, with slightly different meanings. Generally, #1 refers to a narrower space of time than #2. If I ask, "What happened to you?", I may be referring to the immediate past, like an hour ago, or yesterday. For example, if we were supposed to meet, and you didn't show up, I might ask that. If I ask, "What has happened to you?", I mean over a longer range of time, like in the few months or years. So if I haven't seen you in a while and I notice you've changed, I might ask that.
- Anonymous2 months ago
They're both just incomprehensible gibberish.