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    JaziKO is offline Newbie
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    I didn't try it yet or ...

    Hi everyone,

    what is the difference between

    1. I didn't try it yet
    and
    2. I haven't tried it yet

    I always use #2 (I haven't tried it yet) but some people use #1 (I didn't try it yet) Is it correct to use #1?
    how is it different from #2?

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    Re: I didn't try it yet or ...

    There is only a very subtle difference between the sentences. (BTW, Periods should be places after your sentences.)

    The use of "didn't try" is slightly stronger in emphasis than "haven't tried".

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    Re: I didn't try it yet or ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Lynxear View Post
    (... periods should be placed after your sentences.)
    I've found typos and corrected them.

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    Re: I didn't try it yet or ...

    BrE would use "I haven't tried it yet". I know "I didn't try it yet" is OK in AmE, though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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