Is the word 'love' in past or present tense?

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Is the word 'love' in past or present tense?

Post by cherrypops » Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:49 am

Is the word love in the past or present in this sentence?

I was scared to respond and that I really love her.

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Re: Is the word 'love' in past or present tense?

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:21 pm

I think you mean:
I was scared to respond that I really loved her.

Also possible:
I was scared to respond that I really love her.

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