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    "she's always been jealous I loved you best."

    I.Why the speaker not use the simple present tense "love", but the simple past tense "loved"?

    II.Doesn't the "loved" mean no love for sb/sth any more?

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    Re: word

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    "She's always been jealous I loved you best."

    I.Why did the speaker not use the simple present tense "love", but the simple past tense "loved"? Probably because the speaker is referring to a longterm relationship.

    II.Doesn't the "loved" mean no love for somebody/something any more? No.

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