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    have not heard

    I would like to know when to use these two sentences and what are the differences :

    I did'nt hear you
    I have not heard you

    thank you

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    Re: have not heard

    Quote Originally Posted by hiker View Post
    I would like to know when to use these two sentences and what the differences are:

    I didn't hear you.
    I have not heard you.

    Thank you.
    I didn't hear you. Use this when you want to refer to a particular occasion, "I didn't hear yo singing in the bath yesterday", for example.
    I have not heard you. Use this if you have never before had the experience, "I haven't heard you singing in the bath before", for example.

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