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    Hi,

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    I lived in the US before, but I am not in the US now.

    Question:
    Which sentence is correct?

    Sentence1:
    Having living in the US for 5 years, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence2:
    Having experience of living in the US for 5 years, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence3:
    Having 5 years of life in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence4:
    Having 5 years of living in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence5:
    Having 5 years of expereince of living in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.


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    Default Re: living, experience in living

    Having lived in the US for five years,
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: living, experience in living

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Background:
    I lived in the US before, but I am not in the US now.

    Question:
    Which sentence is correct?

    Sentence1:
    Having living in the US for 5 years, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence2:
    Having experience of living in the US for 5 years, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence3:
    Having 5 years of life in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence4:
    Having 5 years of living in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.
    Sentence5:
    Having 5 years of expereince of living in the US, I am able to speak fluent English.


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    I would say: "Having lived in the USA for five years, I am able to speak fluent English".

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