Let's say you are asked about the most dangerous sport you have tried. And you say:

"the most dangerous sport that I have ever tried is/was skateboarding.''

Which one is the correct preposition?

  • John, you can't have a sport: you do a sport. The subject is singular, so the verb would be also. What preposition?? Do you mean verb?
    – Lambie
    Mar 24, 2018 at 16:01
  • Hmm, right, I'll change it into 'do' then...
    – John Arvin
    Mar 24, 2018 at 16:11
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    Using "ever" indicates past time including the present moment, so you can't use past tense.
    – user3169
    Mar 24, 2018 at 20:50
  • Is my answer grammatical now?
    – John Arvin
    Mar 24, 2018 at 22:27

1 Answer 1


Your example is in present perfect tense so "is" would be the right choice. If you were speaking about the past, you don`t do any dangerous sports anymore, "was" would be appropriate.

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