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    he is a devoted husbad vs he was a devoted husband

    i came across this 2 sentences,

    James is a devoted husband (present tense) this means James is a devoted husband at the present.
    James was a devoted husband (past tense) does this means James no longer a devoted husband in the present situation???? so he might be a dead man or he already has an affair????

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    Re: he is a devoted husbad vs he was a devoted husband???what's the meaning behind???

    The past tense might be an indication of death, separation, an affair, or divorce.

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    Re: he is a devoted husbad vs he was a devoted husband

    Welcome to the forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by James Tan Kian Hong View Post
    I came across these two sentences:

    'James is a devoted husband.' This means James is a devoted husband at the present time.

    'James was a devoted husband.' Does this mean James is no longer a devoted husband in the present situation? ???
    So he might be a dead man or he is having an affair? ???
    Please note my corrections to your post. Always capitalise 'I' and the first word of every sentence. Use only a single question mark.

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