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    duiter is offline Member
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    Default the difference among past tense, perfect tense and used to ..(verb)..

    Hi there


    Is this power point slide really giving a correct English explanation of the difference between past tense and perfect tense

    See slide number 6
    Simple Past Vs. Present Perfect Tense Ppt Presentation

    so,...............

    What is the difference between She used to live in Boston for 5 years

    and

    She lived in Boston for 5 years


    Can 'for' be used for past habit ' used to...(verb)..?

    thanks and have a nice day

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    Default Re: the difference among past tense, perfect tense and used to ..(verb)..



    I used to live there ≠ I lived there
    I used to live there for 5 years = I lived there for 5 years

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    Default Re: the difference among past tense, perfect tense and used to ..(verb)..

    I used to live there ≠ I lived there
    I used to live there for 5 years = I lived there for 5 years
    How can it be? Simple!

    I lived there for one week.
    I used to live there for one week.

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