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    #1

    present perfect tense

    Hi,

    I have loved you.

    1) Does it mean that ''I loved you in the past and I still love you''?
    or
    2) I loved you in the past ,but I don't still love you?

    I can't figure out clearly, because the verb 'love' is a non-nontinuous verb.

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    #2

    Re: present perfect tense

    Those words are unlikely to be uttered in isolation. Context and/or co-text will normally make the full meaning clear.

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    Re: present perfect tense

    Example 1, I have dated with a boy named Justin, and one day I learnt that he betrayed me twice. I am calling him and say:

    I have loved you so much Justin, but I want to break up with you, I don't love you any more.

    Example 2, That boy named Justin, in return, says 'no, Alina, you know that I have loved you so much ,and I still love you...I don't want you to leave me.

    Both of them are OK, is that right?

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    #4

    Re: present perfect tense

    Sorry, aysaa, but your mixture of tenses there is very confused. I have given below what I think a native speaker might say about part of your your first example:

    I had been going out with a boy called Justin when I learnt that he had betrayed me twice. I called him and said, " I loved you so much Justin, but.."

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