Is It Few Days Or Past Few Days?

Is it this days or these days?

“these days” is correct; “this days” is wrong.

The demonstrative determiner “this” has a singular form “this” and a plural form “these”, and its plurality must match that of the noun that follows it.

“days” is a plural noun.

“This” modifies singular nouns, “these” modifies plural nouns..

Is a few days correct?

“A few days” is just a way of putting you off indefinitely. “A few days” means more than one, more than “a couple” (two) and “at least three” but not too many more.

What does past few days mean?

“The past few days” is an expression of time, referring to a duration of the previous few days up to and including the present.

What a few days mean?

A ‘few’ means (roughly) 3-10; not many: ‘a few days’ = ‘several days’ ‘A few’ can be used for ‘two’ as well, but it isn’t usually more than 8-10. See a translation.

Where we use have had?

We use have had in the present perfect when the main verb is also “have”: I’m not feeling well. I have had a headache all day. She has had three children in the past five years.

What is correct this past few days or these past few days?

You want to use simple past or present perfect for ‘these past few days’ because you are referring to events that already happened, so do not use the future or simple present tense for them. I hope this helps. You need some form of past tense, such as “These past few days I thought of you constantly.”

Have been or had been?

“Has been” and “have been” are both in the present perfect tense. “Has been” is used in the third-person singular and “have been” is used for first- and second-person singular and all plural uses. … “Had been” is the past perfect tense and is used in all cases, singular and plural.

How long is a couple days?

a couple days = two days or a few days wihich one is it?

What does past day mean?

1 completed, finished, and no longer in existence. past happiness. 2 denoting or belonging to all or a segment of the time that has elapsed at the present moment.

What’s the difference between pass and past?

Passed is only used as a form of the verb “pass,” whereas past functions as a noun (the past), adjective (past times), preposition (just past), and adverb (running past).

How long is a few minutes?

If you are talking about geography, there are 60 minutes in a degree and 1 degree of latitude on earth is 69 miles, so 1 minute is 1.15 miles and a few can be from 3–5, so a few minutes geographically is 3.45–5.75 miles.

Had been worked meaning?

“She had worked for the previous five years with an advertising company” means that she had worked there for 5 years but was not working there anymore. “She had been working for the previous five years with an advertising company” means that she had worked there for 5 years and was still continuing to work there.

Is it passed or past few days?

In its adjective form, past means “just gone” or “having taken place before now.” I regret many of my past deeds. In the past few days, I have watched seventeen horror movies. Passed is in the past tense.

Is says past or present?

The past tense of say is said or sayed (nonstandard). The third-person singular simple present indicative form of say is says. The present participle of say is saying.

Is nowadays proper English?

Yes, that’s right: “nowadays” is technically correct, but colloquial. It is perfectly acceptable in oral speech, but it strikes the wrong tone in written English — because it is so informal or colloquial.

Can a few mean 4?

Actually, no. While many would agree that few means three or more, the dictionary definition is, “not many but more than one”. So, a few cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.

Had been used in a sentence?

She had been working at that company for three years when it went out of business. How long had you been waiting to get on the bus? Mike wanted to sit down because he had been standing all day at work. James had been teaching at the university for more than a year before he left for Asia.

Which tense is used with these days?

The word “recently” will use the present perfect (have + pp), the present perfect continuous (have been + ing form of a verb) or the simple past tense. On the other hand, “these days” will use the present continuous (be + ing form of a verb) or the simple present.