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    #1

    will be the most beautiful girl I love

    Hello,

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    1- You are the most beautiful girlI will love.
    2- You are the most beautiful girl I love.
    3- You will be the most beautiful girl I love.
    4- You will be the most beautiful girl I will love.

    I cannot decide which tenses I should use. I think sentences 3 and 4 are OK, but not sure of the first and second ones.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    It's hard to say which tenses are better. None of the sentences sound natural to me.

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    #3

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    I think it is OK to say, 'You will be the most beautiful girl I have loved' or 'You will be the most beautiful girl I will have loved.'

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    #4

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    'You are the most beautiful girl I have ever loved.'

    Not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    I have found an example: She'll be the most beautiful bride that I've ever seen.

    This sentence is from a song named Marry Your Daughter by Brian McKnight. If this is grammatically correct, then can we also say, 'She'll be the most beautiful bride that I will have ever seen'?

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    #6

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    You are the most beautiful girl I love, and you will always be.

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    #7

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    I would replace 'I' with ', my' in the above post, but I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    All 4 will get you into trouble.
    They all mean that you love many girls, but that among all those lovers, she is prettiest. Not so smooth.


    Quote Originally Posted by ademoglu View Post
    Hello,

    *self-made*

    1- You are the most beautiful girlI will love.
    2- You are the most beautiful girl I love.
    3- You will be the most beautiful girl I love.
    4- You will be the most beautiful girl I will love.

    I cannot decide which tenses I should use. I think sentences 3 and 4 are OK, but not sure of the first and second ones.

    Thanks.

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    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    So many thanks for your replies. What about this one: She'll be the most beautiful bride that I will have ever seen'?

    Is it OK?

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    #10

    Re: will be the most beautiful girl I love

    It's okay but suggests you'll see more beautiful ones in the future.

    You are the most X that I will ever Y.

    You are the most beautiful girl that I will ever see.
    You are the most annoying person that I will ever meet.
    She is the kindest person that I will ever know.
    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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