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Difference between understand and understood



 
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Difference between understand and understood #1 (permalink) Wed Jun 25, 2008 0:19 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

Hi,

I have a doubt that somebody tried to explain me a problem then i have to say "Understood" or
"Understand"

Which one is correct ?

I have deliberately written in the above sentence to improve my Writing Skills.This is not the sentence from any context.

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Difference between understand and understood #2 (permalink) Wed Jun 25, 2008 0:23 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

I understand (present simple verb)
I understood (past simple verb)

It's understood. (Adjective)
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Difference between understand and understood #3 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:16 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

I just want to know if you are talking to your teacher in the class.

Should I say..
1. Yes ma'am. I understood!
or
2. Yes ma'am. I understand!
Even if the discussion is still on going...
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Difference between understand and understood #4 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:38 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

Yes ma'am, I understood yesterday!

Yes ma'am, I understand right now!
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Difference between understand and understood #5 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:25 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

Pleae don't make duplicate posts, Juliusestella.
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Re: Difference between understand and understood #6 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:17 pm   Re: Difference between understand and understood
 

Molly wrote:
I understand (The present simple tense)
I understood (The past simple tense)

It's understood. (Predicative adjective. Passive form used. No any need for that, I see.)

Anyhow, my answer would be

I've got it. or
I've understood.

In my opinion, the present perfect tense should be used in such situations.
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Difference between understand and understood #7 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:55 pm   Difference between understand and understood
 

It is not necessary, E2.

' I get it' or 'I understand' work perfectly.
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Difference between understand and understood #8 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 15:39 pm   Difference between understand and understood
 

work or works?

"or" makes me confused this time.

In addition please allow me to ask additional question about the difference between "necessary" and "necessarily".

necessary ~ adjective
necessarily ~ adverb

Please explain when each of them should be used.

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Difference between understand and understood #9 (permalink) Sun Apr 10, 2011 16:01 pm   Difference between understand and understood
 

Does this help?
There are two options.
Both of them work perfectly. Both options work perfectly.

One option works perfectly.
Two options work perfectly.
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Difference between understand and understood #10 (permalink) Mon Apr 11, 2011 3:16 am   Difference between understand and understood
 

Beeesneees wrote:
Pleae don't make duplicate posts, Juliusestella.


I am so sorry, ma'am.
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