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    Thought or Think here ?

    Friends, in an electronics conversation with my pal, who told me I've selected red color instead of pink, I want to say this sentence but confuse between words think and thought. Here is the sentence.


    Sentence:" I thought/think I've selected light pink color".


    I want to go with "thought" but would use it only after I get satisfied it's more appropriate than think. So friend please provide your valuable inputs/help.


    Thanks

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    Re: Thought or Think here ?

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Friends, in an electronics conversation with my pal, who told me I've selected red color instead of pink, I want to say this sentence but confuse between words think and thought. Here is the sentence.


    Sentence:" I thought/think I've selected light pink color".


    I want to go with "thought" but would use it only after I get satisfied it's more appropriate than think. So friend please provide your valuable inputs/help.


    Thanks
    The present perfect "I've selected light pink color" refers to a present situation. It's a present tense. So you can't use 'thought' for it.

    "I think I've selected a light pink color". - present
    "I thought I selected a light pink color" - past
    "I thought I had selected a light pink color" - if you need the past perfect.

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