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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    'have always wanted' or 'always wanted'

    'have always wanted' or 'always wanted': Which one should I use in the following context?

    "I am very happy after getting admission in the medical college. I have always wanted/always wanted to be a doctor. My dream has come true."

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    Re: 'have always wanted' or 'always wanted'

    Say:

    I am very happy about being admitted to medical school. I have always wanted to be a doctor. My dream has come true.

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    Re: 'have always wanted' or 'always wanted'

    Being admitted to medical school does not make you a doctor.
    Your dream is on the way to becoming true. It's not true yet.
    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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