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    since+present simple

    "Since when do you cook?" Is OK? Doesn't since take the presentperfect progressive in this question?

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    Re: since+present simple

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Since when do you cook?" Is OK? Doesn't since take the present perfect progressive in this question?
    This is an informal usage. It is an expression of surprise rather than a question about a period of time.

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    Re: since+present simple

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    This is an informal usage. It is an expression of surprise rather than a question about a period of time.
    So if I didn't know that someone is going to the gym, could I say "Since when do you work out?"?

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    Re: since+present simple

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    So if I didn't know that someone is going to the gym, could I say "Since when do you work out?"?
    Yes, you could.

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