If someone says to me that
You unfollowed me!
Which answer is correct?
1) I never followed you
2) I've never followed you
I feel like both are correct, but I can't understand the difference between them.
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Ref: Cambridge E.D. enter link description here strong text I've UK /aɪv/ US /aɪv/
short form of I have:
have auxiliary verb [ + past participle ] UK strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ /əv/ US strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ /əv/ had | had (also 've/'s)
used with the past participle of other verbs to form the present perfect and past perfect:
1) I never followed you: has no indication of tense
2) I've never followed you: indicates the tense as described above Therefore I suppose technically 2 is correct. However Followed as opposed to Follow shows an indication of tense in the use of ed at the end
Ref as above: -ed suffix enter link description here
(also -d) UK / -t/ /-d/ /-ɪd/ /-əd/ US / -t/ /-d/ /-ɪd/ /-əd/ used to form the past simple and past participle of regular verbs: