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    Default question on tenses

    If I say " I live here since I was child." or "I live here since 1990".
    Are the tenses correct?

    thanks

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    Default Re: question on tenses

    Use the present perfect instead of the present simple.

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    Default Re: question on tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by snoopya1984 View Post
    If I say " I live here since I was child." or "I live here since 1990".
    Are the tenses correct?

    thanks
    No. "I have lived here since I was a child." "I have lived here since 1990."

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