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    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    is/was...to have met

    Hi,

    It is/was nice to have met you.

    Is there a difference between using 'is' and 'was' in the above sentence? I think we should 'is' at the beginning of the conversation and 'was' at the end of it.

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    Re: is/was...to have met

    With 'to have met you' in the sentence I would use was. It's not a firm rule though.


    It is nice to meet you. / It was nice to have met you.
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    Re: is/was...to have met

    However, what you'll hear in everyday English is "It was nice to meet you" (after meeting someone for the first time).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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