banni said:it depends on your situation. If you are talking about the past, you use was and had. If that is present you use is and have
Sayaka said:I think it depends on the meaning you want to express. Both are correct in grammar, with "had" it means before the time of speaking you didn't like him; but is not certain afterwards. With "have", it conveys the meaning that the speaker is quite sure you don't like that guy at any time.
Kelly B said:I saw that guy yesterday. It was the guy you have never liked. You still don't like him.
I think you're OK with this one, right?
Here's an example for the other version:
I saw that guy yesterday. It was the guy you had never liked.... until last week, when he donated $10,000 to your favorite charity. Your opinion changed, at some time not long before I saw him yesterday.
roniy said:And what about " It was the guy you didn't like" what is the difference among these 3 ???
And here are more examples that confuse me :
" I knew you didn't like/ don't like / hadn't liked it "
" I knew you were/had been/have been about to come "
you know what I mean
if it begins with the past should it continue with the past or past perfect ???
I appreciated if someone would explain me the first example and both of the examples that above "