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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Wink checked

    Hello,

    Can you tell me if these three sentences mean the same?

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she checked if I came back home early everyday.

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she would check if I came back home early everyday.

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she used to check if came back home early everyday.

    Thanks a lot
    W

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    Re: checked

    **Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.**

    1. Sounds okay to me.
    2. Sounds not okay to me.
    3. Sounds strange to me.

    Some more details:
    Number 2 would be correct, if you were talking about the present.
    She told me that if we lived 3 three months together, she would check if I come back home early everyday.
    I think this sentence is correct, but its meaning is completely different.

    Number 3 just sounds strange, I do not see the sense of use in that sentence.

    I hope some other members will say something too.

    Cheers!

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    Re: checked

    HELP PLEASE!

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    Re: checked

    Looks like somebody has a suspicious girlfriend.
    All three look fine to me.

    not a teacher

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    Re: checked

    Hello !

    Could a native speaker tell me what they think?

    Cheers

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    Re: checked

    uuuup! Thanks you

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    Re: checked

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    Can you tell me if these three sentences mean the same?

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she checked if I came back home early everyday.

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she would check if I came back home early everyday.

    -She told me that during the first three months we lived together, she used to check if came back home early everyday.

    Thanks a lot
    W
    They would all be OK if you wrote "every day" as two words. "Everyday" is an adjective. Also "back" is redundant.

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