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    Cool Present Perfect

    Hello!

    I heard this sentence on TV, I wonder why the Present Perfect or Past perfect (in reported speech) isn't used even though "since" is!

    "She told me you were having a hard time since he left".

    Thank you

    W

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    Re: Present Perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    I heard this sentence on TV, I wonder why the Present Perfect or Past perfect (in reported speech) isn't used even though "since" is!

    "She told me you were having a hard time since he left".

    Thank you

    W
    It should be "...had been having...since..."

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    Cool Re: Present Perfect

    That's what I thought!! Thank you!

    Will, proud of himself!

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