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Friends, in an electronics conversation with my pal, who told me I've selected red color instead of pink, I want to say this sentence but confuse between words think and thought. Here is the sentence.

Sentence:" I thought/think I've selected light pink color".

I want to go with "thought" but would use it only after I get satisfied it's more appropriate than think. So friends please provide your valuable inputs/help.

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Keep these tenses together: present, present perfect, will ....
Keep these tenses together: past, past perfect, would ....

I think I select ...
I think I have selected ... (I think I've selected ...)
I think I will select ... (I think I'll select ...)
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I thought I selected ...
I thought I had selected ... (I thought I'd selected ...)
I thought I would select ... (I thought I'd select ...)

CJ
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Could there ever be a use for present simple in main and past perfect in subordinate?

I think I had selected.
English 1b3Could there ever be a use for present simple in main and past perfect in subordinate?

I think I had selected

I wish .

I think [he had finished his lunch by then].

BillJ
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English 1b3Could there ever be a use for present simple in main and past perfect in subordinate?
Yes, as BillJ illustrated above. In that case the reference point in the past is implied.

I think that (at that time in the past) I had (already) selected ....

CJ
BillJI wish .
This is somewhat treading the water of subjunctive in my opinion. So it is not in the same calss od sentence.

Did you lock the door when you left the house?

I think I have locked the it. (while you are already driving 5 miles down the road with your spouse)
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I wish .

This is somewhat treading the water of subjunctive in my opinion. So it is not in the same calss od sentence.

Did you lock the door when you left the house?

I think I have locked the it. (while you are already driving 5 miles down the road with your spouse)

Yip, first is subjunctive. Your second is present perfect, not what I asked for.

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