Let's say you run into a long time no see highschool girl classmate a minute ago. Who grew hot, and you say:

When we were still in high school, she didn't have this exceptional body curves, and now she has it! Wew!


She have not had this body curves before, and now she has it! Wew!

I have constructed these 2 sentences if I have done the correct thing to say that they are contextually the same, aren't they now?

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Neither sentence is idiomatic English.

When we were in high school, she didn't have such an exceptional figure, but now she does.

She did not have such a figure before, but now she does.

Of course if you are talking to the woman herself, she may be put off a bit by the first sentence's implication that you used to find her slightly less attractive than a dog's breakfast. The second sentence has the advantage of ambiguity: no one can tell whether you are implying improvement or decline in her physical attractiveness.

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