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    tense

    Is there something wrong with this sentence?

    situation : Today is Monday, I sent a message to my friend last Saturday but I'm not sure that time if I was really able to send it because somebody was talking to me while typing it..and my friend hasn't replied yet to my message..here's the sentence:

    "I sent a message last Saturday but I'm not sure if I was able to send it."
    Shall I say : "I sent a message last Saturday but I was not sure if I was able to send it." which one should I use. " I'm not sure" or " I was not sure". because the action is in the past but until now, I'm not sure if I sent it.Can someone help me?Thanks!

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    Re: tense

    Try,

    I sent you an e-mail last Saturday, but I'm not sure if it went through.

    Note,

    Present: I am (e.g., today)
    Past: I was (e.g., last Saturday).

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