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I have been doing this since I have been born?



 
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I have been doing this since I have been born? #1 (permalink) Thu Jul 20, 2006 13:04 pm   I have been doing this since I have been born?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Perfect Tenses", question 7

......... ever heard of this writer before?

(a) Did you
(b) Have you
(c) Do you
(d) Will you

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Perfect Tenses", answer 7

Have you ever heard of this writer before?

Correct answer: (b) Have you
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Is it ok if I say,' I have been doing this since I was born ; or should it be , I have been doing this since I have been born????? Thanks.

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Tense #2 (permalink) Thu Jul 20, 2006 13:11 pm   Tense
 

Hi Neto,

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Is it ok if I say,' I have been doing this since I was born ; or should it be , I have been doing this since I have been born????? Thanks.

The correct form is:

I have been doing this since I was born.

I have been doing this (means from that time up to this time [now] ) since I was born (from that point of time in the past).

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