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Which one is correct grammatically?

  1. I've been in love with you ever since I saw you
  2. I've fallen in love with you ever since I saw you
  • Possible duplicate of Tense and aspect in 'since' clause – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Aug 10 at 15:10
  • The bit that you may be missing is that "be in love" refers to a state, and so continue over a period; "fall in love" refers to a transition, which is momentary. – Colin Fine Aug 10 at 22:39
  • As per @Colin Fine, because "fall in in love" is a momentary event, 2 doesn't make sense as the falling is an event, not a state, and the event is not ongoing (even though the resulting state has been). – Lifelong Learner Aug 11 at 18:30
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The first sentence is grammatically correct:

I've been in love with you ever since I saw you.

The second sentence needs to be rephrased, for example

I fell in love with you at the moment I first saw you.

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    or perhaps more likely, ...when I first saw you. But ...at first sight is probably the idiomatic standard. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Aug 10 at 15:11

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