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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > is or was     

is or was


is or was
Put the verb in the right tense 
 finally we left for the airport.On the plane, we met an English man Mr Paul.He  (be)..................................nice and friendly
is it was or is ? why?
can we consider( is) as a correct answer? 

1 Apr 2023      

United Kingdom

was. That is the correct tense after met. a past tense.
 It could be is, if he is still in your lives as in: 
On the plane, we met an English man Mr Paul. He is nice and friendly and he is coming to dinner with us tonight. 

1 Apr 2023