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    #1

    these days

    Hi there,

    1. How are you these days?
    2. How have you been these days?
    3. What are you busy with these days?
    4. What have you been busy with these days?
    5. I am so busy these days.
    6. I have been so busy these days.

    Which ones are correct?

    Tks
    pete

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    Re: these days

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    1. How are you these days?
    2. How have you been these days?
    3. What are you busy with these days?
    4. What have you been busy with these days?
    5. I am so busy these days.
    6. I have been so busy these days.
    Which ones are correct? all of them

    Tks
    pete
    2006

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    Re: these days

    Hi there,
    I thought 'these days' is similar to 'recently' in meaning. So why is the present tense correct?

    tks
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    #4

    Re: these days

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    I thought 'these days' is similar to 'recently' in meaning. So why is the present tense correct?
    Because "these days" includes the present.

    tks
    pete
    2006


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    #5

    Re: these days

    hi I think
    the correct one is'
    What are you busy with these days
    I am not sure and I want yo know how is ture

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