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    ripley is offline Senior Member
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    Hello,
    I'd like to know the difference in use and meaning (if it exists)between :
    Are you finished?
    &
    Have you finished?
    Thanks Ripley

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    Correct me if wrong.

    No differences in fact. The only subtle difference might be the first one is a bit informal.

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    I'm with Wai_Wai on this.

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