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    Have b.een friends OR are friends?

    Dear Sirs

    Can I say in English:

    John and I are friends since we were children.

    Or should I just say:

    John and I have been friends since we were children.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Have b.een friends OR are friends?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andromida111 View Post
    Dear Sirs

    Can I say in English:

    John and I are friends since we were children.

    Or should I just say:

    John and I have been friends since we were children.

    Thank you.
    Use "have been".

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    Re: Have b.een friends OR are friends?

    I'd have used 'have been' too, but why not 'are'?

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    Re: Have b.een friends OR are friends?

    Alright, never mind.

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