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    #1

    a question on grammar

    you have to visit your friends.

    the question is change the above sentence into present perfect continuous tense?

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    Re: a question on grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    You have to visit your friends.

    The question is: "change the above sentence into present perfect continuous tense".
    What do you think?

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    Re: a question on grammar

    It must be

    You have been visiting your friends. not sure!

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    Re: a question on grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    It must be

    You have been visiting your friends. not sure!
    This isn't easy.
    There's a trick in the original: "have to" means "must". "You must visit your friends". So this modal (or an alternative) has to appear in your answer.
    Some solutions might be:
    "You must have been visiting your friends."
    "You have to have been visiting your friends."
    ("You had to have been visiting your friends.") ?

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