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    Default "have been" to describe a current job

    Is it correct to say "I have been a teacher for 5 years" to meant that one is a teacher and has been working for 5 years now ?

    Thank you very much.

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    Default Re: "have been" to describe a current job

    Dear queux:

    Yes.

    Best wishes,

    Petra

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    Default Re: "have been" to describe a current job

    Quote Originally Posted by pyoung View Post
    Dear queux:

    Yes.

    Best wishes,

    Petra
    Thank you, Petra.

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