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    What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Chuck, an American professor who once worked in China said: It is wrong to say "I will remember you forever." Because no one could live forever.
    So, is this sentence also wrong?I love you forever.
    But I see this sentence a lot.

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    I would use I will always love you. To be honest, I can't see much wrong with using forever, though.

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Quote Originally Posted by registered View Post
    Chuck, an American professor who once worked in China said: It is wrong to say "I will remember you forever." Because no one could live forever.
    So, is this sentence also wrong?I love you forever.
    But I see this sentence a lot.
    I'd prefer "I will love you forever." to the original. We don't normally use the present tense with "forever".
    You can safely ignore Chuck's advice. "Forever" is often used this way.

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I'd prefer "I will love you forever." to the original. We don't normally use the present tense with "forever".
    You can safely ignore Chuck's advice. "Forever" is often used this way.
    Thanks! So, "I will remember you forever" is right too?
    Last edited by registered; 30-Oct-2013 at 03:48.

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Not a teacher.
    I believe "I will remember you forever." is right. Because I see it is pretty similar with "I will remember you as long as I live."

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Quote Originally Posted by registered View Post
    Thanks! So, "I will remember you forever" is right too?
    Yes, it is.

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    Re: What's wrong with "I love you forever"

    Many people believe life is eternal, in some form, so there love could also be eternal.

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