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I wanted to do something but have forgotten.

Is this sentence valid? Can I use the past simple with the present perfect in this case?

As another example:

I have wanted to buy something but have forgotten what.

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If I were you, I would say "I wanted to do something but I forgot" to be safe, but I'm not sure if we can say your way :-)

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    Could you please explain why you think this is "safe". – Chenmunka Aug 18 '17 at 13:09
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    Actually both I wanted to do something but I forgot and I wanted to do something but I have forgotten are acceptable and correct but differ in context. – SovereignSun Aug 18 '17 at 19:36

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