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    #1

    Cool Present perfect

    Hello there!

    I need your help, I'm suddenly completely confused!

    Can we say: "He has waited for week"?

    I suppose it would be better to say "He has been waiting for a week" but is the above sentence correct, though?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: Present perfect

    Yes it is okay to say the following:

    'He has waited for a week.'

    The sentence with present perfect continous is more active/dynamic and is more natural in this situation:

    'He has been waiting for a week.'

    I hope this helps!

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