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    Hi, friends! Which of these two questions is correct?
    1. How long have you had your car?
    2. How long have you been having your car?

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    Default Re: grammar

    The first is correct.

    Have you had/been having?
    would have been a more helpful title for this thread.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 05-Nov-2012 at 16:23.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: grammar

    When we talk about possession and ownership, we generally use the simple forms of the verb and not the progressive (continuous).

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