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    Default this time last year +has been

    "This last year has been a roller costaer for Drew both physically and emotionally."

    Would things like "has been+last year" be frequently used in English?

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    Default Re: this time last year +has been

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "This last year has been a roller costaer for Drew both physically and emotionally."

    Would things like "has been+last year" be frequently used in English?
    "This last year has been a roller coaster for Drew both physically and emotionally." This is OK.
    With "time", as in your title, it's not OK.

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    Default Re: this time last year +has been

    Since we have "last year", doesn't it require the past simple as in "This last year was .........."?

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    Default Re: this time last year +has been

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Since we have "last year", doesn't it require the past simple as in "This last year was .........."?
    No; "This last year..." doesn't require past simple.

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