[Grammar] I keep thinking or I kept thinking?

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nazrindean

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Hi teachers,
I've some confusion here regarding these sentences:

1) I keep thinking about you
2) I kept thinking about you

Which one is correct? And at what time the words could/should be used?

Thanks,
nd :)
 

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Hi, and welcome to Using English.

I keep Xing -- In the current situation, I do this, at least off and on.

I kept Xing -- At some time in the past, I did this frequently.
 

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1) I keep thinking about you. :tick: refers to the present
2) I kept thinking about you. :tick: refers to the past
And at what time could/should the words be used?

Thanks,
nd :)
2006
 
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