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    Default Since when do you read newspapers?

    1. Since when do you read newspapers?
    2. Since when have you read newspapers?
    What's the difference in meaning between the above two sentences?

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    Default Re: Since when do you read newspapers?

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. Since when do you read newspapers?
    2. Since when have you read newspapers?
    What's the difference in meaning between the above two sentences?
    They mean the same thing. They express a facetious doubt about whether the person actually reads newspapers.
    If the question is meant literally, it would be more common to say, "When did you start reading newspapers?"

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