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    Is/was the one who punched me

    "He is/was the one who punched me just now."

    Which is the correct tense? Should I say "was" just because "punched" happened in past? I have seen people say "was the one" and "is the one" interchangeably.

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    Re: Is/was the one who punched me

    They both work.

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