used to say that you love

ademoglu

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Hi,

''You always used to say that you love me but now you don't.''

Can I say the simple present 'love' or should I use 'loved' in that sentnece?
 

Rover_KE

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Use 'love' if they still love you' and 'loved' if you're not sure.
 

Tdol

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I would use loved here because it's clear that the person thinks there is no love.
 
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