So, the smallest of things give rise to questions in my head. And, I was wondering which of the following was the correct one. (or will it be, "which of the following is the correct one"?)
What I was going for was
What I was going for is
Should I keep the tenses in agreement, or could I use the tenses as I please (here as well, will it be "could I use the tenses as I pleased?" I keep finding myself in doubt when trying construct sentences of this sort knowing that it wouldn't make a huge difference if I used either of the sentences.