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Grammar Question

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Story: father died and his son would like to make a tattoo to remember him.

Which one is the best:

1. You never left!

or

2. You've never left!

Thanks in advance for your time.
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Old 28.12.2018, 01:17
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Re: Grammar Question

It depends on what you are trying to say....
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Old 28.12.2018, 09:48
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Story: father died and his son would like to make a tattoo to remember him.
I wouldn't bother if I were him.

If he can't remember his dad without a tattoo reminding him of the fact then they couldn't have been that close.
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Hi all,

Story: father died and his son would like to make a tattoo to remember him.

Which one is the best:

1. You never left!

or

2. You've never left!

Thanks in advance for your time.
As said already, it depends on what the son wants to say ...

If he wants to say that his father was always there for him, and could be relied upon constantly when he was alive, then I'd go for #1.

If, instead, he wants to say that his father is still with him today, in spirit or memory, then I'd go for #2.
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Old 28.12.2018, 14:31
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Re: Grammar Question

For the purposes of brevity but clarity, go with the simple version.
The tattoo owner knows what exactly it means, so no need to complicate things with apostrophes and fancy tenses.
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Old 28.12.2018, 15:06
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Hi all,

Story: father died and his son would like to make a tattoo to remember him.

Which one is the best:

1. You never left!

or

2. You've never left!

Thanks in advance for your time.
Have it on your right hand with the text "You're never left".

I will also help you in your daily life, I feel.
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Re: Grammar Question

Take the exclamation mark off.

Never forgotten? (Without the ?)
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Old 30.12.2018, 22:56
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Technicaly as we all carry the dna of our parents, they never really do leave.
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Re: Grammar Question

option one makes more sense
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