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    Got married vs was married


    Please these two sentences made me confused got married, was married. I know both are past but I cant differentiate between them in which sentence the divorce takes place.


    I got married since 2008.
    I was married.
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    Re: Got married vs was married

    Quote Originally Posted by The Exalted Father View Post





    “Got married” vs” was married”


    Please these two sentences made me confused “got married, was married”. I know both are past but I can’t differentiate between them in which sentence the divorce takes place.



    I got married since 2008.
    I was married.
    The first one is incorrect. The second is possible in the right context. There is no mention of divorce.

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    Re: Got married vs was married

    Quote Originally Posted by The Exalted Father View Post
    “Got married” vs” was married”

    Please these two sentences made me confused “got married, was married”. I know both are past but I can’t differentiate between them in which sentence the divorce takes place.

    I got married since 2008.
    I was married.
    As bhaisahab said, there is no mention of divorce so we can't help you there.

    I got married in 2008.
    I have been married since 2008.
    I was married in 2008. (This can have two meanings.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Got married vs was married

    Quote Originally Posted by The Exalted Father View Post





    “Got married” vs” was married”


    Please these two sentences made me confused “got married, was married”. I know both are past but I can’t differentiate between them in which sentence the divorce takes place.


    I got married since 2008. If you are still married, "I have been married since 2008". OR if referring to a previous marriage, "I got married in 2008".

    I was married previously.
    b.

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