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    Post Over the past years?

    Thanks for the co-operation has been given by you over the past years.

    Is this correct? till now they are providing support to us...
    but i have mentioned as "over the past years"
    so is it correct to use present perfect continuous tense or past simple?

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    Re: Over the past years?


    Your sentence is not correct.

    If you wish to use a passive sentence, you would have to say:

    "Thanks for the co-operation that has been given by you over the past years."

    But that seems unnecessarily awkward.

    Why not just say,

    "Thanks for your cooperation over the past years."?

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