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    #1

    Peter used to be a boss when I knew him.

    Peter used to be a boss when I knew him.

    Does the above sentence imply that I don't know Peter now?


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    #2

    Re: Peter used to be a boss when I knew him.

    Yes - you are no longer in contact with him

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    #3

    Re: Peter used to be a boss when I knew him.

    Do you mean that if I am no longer in contact with someone, I cannot say I know him/her?


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    Re: Peter used to be a boss when I knew him.

    That is a moot point. If you are not in contact with someone, you may have known them in the past, but do you know them now?

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