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    Can this be said? I always dreamt you at night.

    Can this be said? I always dreamt you at night.

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    I'm dreaming you at night now.

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    I dreamt you at night?

    Which one is possible?

    OR

    Are three sentences incorrect?

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    Re: Can this be said? I always dreamt you at night.

    I always dreamt you at night. ("Always" is present whereas "dreamt" is past)

    I'm dreaming you at night now. (If you are dreaming, you wouldn't be saying this)

    I dreamt you at night. (You don't say "dream somebody" but "dream of somebody")

    I have always dreamt of you.

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    Re: Can this be said? I always dreamt you at night.

    During a period of time in the past you dreamed of that person every night: I always dream of you at night. (Better: I dreamed about you every night.)

    Now: I dream about you every night.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 22-Mar-2015 at 17:33. Reason: typo
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Can this be said? I always dreamt you at night.

    Note from Barb's post that we dream about someone or we dream of someone. We don't dream someone.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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