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    Usage of Had been, have been, Is been

    Hi,

    Pl let me know, where we need to use 'Had been', 'have been', 'is been', with simple example pls.

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    Smile Re: Usage of Had been, have been, Is been

    I had been in that town when I was still little.
    I has been waiting here for half an hour .
    Sorry I do konw how to use "is been". Are you sure it exists?

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    Re: Usage of Had been, have been, Is been

    Quote Originally Posted by Emliy White View Post
    I had been in that town when I was still little.
    I has been waiting here for half an hour .
    Sorry I do konw how to use "is been". Are you sure it exists?
    I think you've misheard 'is being': "The bus-stop is being re-painted."

    (And did you spot Emily's deliberate mistake : "I has been waiting here for half an hour . ")

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