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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool I think I lost/ have lost

    Hello!

    I can't figure out which tense is correct in this sentence, can you help me?

    "I think I've lost/ lost my watch in my car".


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    Default Re: I think I lost/ have lost

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    I can't figure out which tense is correct in this sentence, can you help me?

    "I think I've lost/ lost my watch in my car".


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    NOT A TEACHER.

    Both are possible - which one is correct depends on the context.

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    Default Re: I think I lost/ have lost

    NOT A TEACHER.

    It just occurred to me that "lost" might not be the best choice here because you're referring to a specific place: your car.

    A: What are you doing?
    B: Oh, I'm looking for my watch. I think I left it in my car.

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    Default Re: I think I lost/ have lost

    NOT A TEACHER.

    I think that in my example "I think I've left it" would be correct, too, but "I think I left it" is what I would probably say.

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