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    Re: I or I've

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    I'm pretty sure you meant to use the present perfect in the first part of the sentence. However, it's not completely clear what you mean in the second part. The part which reads if I remember correctly suggests that you're focusing on a specific occasion in the past. If that's the case, the past simple is what you need there.
    Thank you very much. So to conclude it, if we say 'if I remember correctly' we need to use the past simple.
    But what if I had said "I think I've played this game, and I've finished it as well."

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    Re: I or I've

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashraful Haque View Post
    Thank you very much. So to conclude it, if we say 'if I remember correctly' we need to use the past simple.
    It's not right to say we need to use past simple, no. I don't think you should generalise this.


    But what if I had said "I think I've played this game, and I've finished it as well."
    Yes, that's fine.

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