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Question 37: I have met the director yesterday, and he assured me that he will help if you will ask him.
'Have met' is in the present perfect tense, which is a present tense. This cannot be used in conjunction with 'yesterday', which is an adverb indicating the past. The simple past tense-met- is the correct one to use here.
Also, 'will help if you will ask' is incorrect. The verb 'will help' is in future, a consequence. A condition leads to a consequence and both cannot be in the future. He 'will help if you ask him' is the correct usage.
The question is " Choose the grammatically correct option "
Choice B is the correct answer.
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