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    Is it colloquial or incorrect or unaducated?

    "Where you been?" Insted of "Where have been?"

    OR

    "What you been doing there?" Instead of "What have you been doing there?"

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    Re: Is it colloquial or incorrect or unaducated?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Where you been?" Insted of "Where have been?"

    OR

    "What you been doing there?" Instead of "What have you been doing there?"
    *Not a teacher

    They all are colloquial, though the first questions are incorrect and may be said by uneducated people.

    Also, like in every languages, there is a huge gap amongst the strict grammar, what it is written and what it is spoken by people.

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