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    not received

    What is the difference in both sentences.

    I have not received any documents.
    I did not receive any documents.

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    Re: not received

    Quote Originally Posted by malook View Post
    What is the difference in between these sentences?

    I have not received any documents. You might still receive some.
    I did not receive any documents. This is simple past tense.

    Does that make sense?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: not received

    Quote Originally Posted by malook View Post
    What is the difference in both between these sentences? (.)
    Note my corrections above.
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    Re: not received

    Thanks, GS! I meant to delete "in" but missed it. Yes, Malook, it should be "What is the difference between these sentences?"
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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