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    • Join Date: May 2010
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    Have been and Was

    At what time should i use have been and was?
    I always confuse about these two words
    I don't know have been and was difference

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    Re: Have been and Was

    You should use "have been" when what is happening started some time in the past and is still going on now.

    Use "was" when the occurrence started and ended in the past.

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