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  1. #1
    dolphin630 is offline Newbie
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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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    RonBee is offline Moderator
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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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