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    Default present perfect or present perfect continuous

    Hello,

    could you please explain the difference between the following sentences:

    1) The company has operated an office in London since 2001.
    2) The company has been operating an office in London since 2001.

    Thank you very much.

    Hanka

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: present perfect or present perfect continuous

    Not much- the second could suggest that they're not going to be there forever.

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