Which one is right "see" or "seen" in the sentence below? I should've tried a regular size first and then see/seen if I'd need more.

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"I should've tried a regular size first and then SEE if I'd need more."

Present Tense: see - (the action is happening NOW in the present) Example: "I see you" (something you say in the exact moment it happens and it is something you would use in first person)

Past Participle: seen - (used with have, has, is, was, will be, had been, etc.) Example: "I've seen beautiful things" (again only used in first person context) usually used in case of reflecting on a memory (something that has already happened)

Remember: The word 'seen' must never follow directly after the words I, he, she, we, they, (any person’s name).

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