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    miss

    I wonder if there is any difference between "1" and "2".
    1. I'm glad to see you again. I missed you.
    2. I'm glad to see you again. I've missed you.

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    Re: miss

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if there is any difference between "1" and "2".
    1. I'm glad to see you again. I missed you.
    2. I'm glad to see you again. I've missed you.
    Yes, the first uses the simple past and the second the present perfect. There is a difference in meaning if you want one, and it will rely on this grammatical point.
    If you are not concerned with the difference that using either of the specific tenses implies, then you can use either one - probably with little differential effect on the hearer, in this case.

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