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    Dear Mr. or Mrs,

    glad to contact you.
    Which one is correct?
    1. He has been working in Ltd ”Rashi” since 2000 as a vice-president.
    or 2. has been working in Ltd ”Rashi” as a vice-resident since 2000.
    or 3. He works in Ltd "Rashi" from 2000 as a vice-president.

    thanks in advance

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    the second one

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    1. and 2. are both correct. (You've missed a "He" in 2.)


    There is a slight difference of meaning.
    1. means he joined the company in 2000 as a vice president.
    2. means he has been a vice president since 2000, but allows for the possibility that he was there before that in some other job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzia View Post
    Dear Mr or Mrs,

    glad to contact you.
    Which one is correct?
    1. He has been working in Ltd ”Rashi” since 2000 as a vice-president.
    or 2. has been working in Ltd ”Rashi” as a vice-resident since 2000.
    or 3. He works in Ltd "Rashi" from 2000 as a vice-president.

    thanks in advance
    He's been working as vice-president (or 'a vice-president' if there are more than one vice-presidents in the company) for Rashi Ltd since 2000.

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