Jul 27th, 2006, 12:27 pm
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Join Date: Jun 12th, 2006
Location: Maple Ridge B.C. Canada
| | Re: SAY OR TELL
What is the correct use for this sentence?
I saw another person and told him 'I did not think I had ever met a more interesting person.'
I saw another person and said to him 'I did not think I had ever met a more interesting person.'
For me the words that seem questionable are -saw- and even -person-
If you are speaking to a person you would have met them, not be seeing them, if that makes sense to you.
Also, you know he is a man, so it would be more specific to describe him as a man, and not a person.
eg, I met a man and said to him, 'I don't think I have ever met a more interesting person.'
I also think the tense could be changed. Correct me if this is wrong.
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