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  1. Offroad's Avatar
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    'To be' vs 'have been'

    Dear teachers

    Does this sentence read well?

    I am working on bureaucratic activities at the office before the semester finishes.

    I'm not sure about the correct tense here!

    Thank you

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    Re: 'To be' vs 'have been'

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers

    Does this sentence read well?

    I am working on bureaucratic activities at the office before the semester finishes.

    I'm not sure about the correct tense here!

    Thank you
    The sentence reads OK for me.

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