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    Default As I told you

    I wonder whether these expressions show the same degree when used towards other people ( It is the first sentence that you want to remind them sth) :
    1)AS I told you....... /As I told you that
    2)I've to tell you again that....
    3)How many times do I've to tell you that.......?
    4)I remembered telling you that......
    5)Have you forgotten what I told you that..... ?
    6)I'll remind you again that...
    7)I'll repeat it again that.....
    8)Don't get mad if I've to tell you again that.........
    What is the popular ones used in daily life with our friends/not friends? Please tell me.

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    Default Re: As I told you

    How many times do I have to tell you... expresses anger/frustration, etc. Also, I can'tsay that I like I've to tell; I wouldn't use the contraction there.

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    Default Re: As I told you

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How many times do I have to tell you... expresses anger/frustration, etc. Also, I can'tsay that I like I've to tell; I wouldn't use the contraction there.
    Thank you Tdol, and what is the difference between using/ not using the contraction whenever it may possibly appear, then?

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