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    Confusion in present progress tense

    I have brought a painter to paint my house so, if I say:

    The painter is painting my house.
    The painter has been painting my house.

    Which sentence is correct?

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    Re: Confusion in present progress tense

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    I have brought a painter to paint my house
    'brought in' ?' employed' ?
    so, if I say:
    The painter is painting my house.
    The painter has been painting my house.

    Which sentence is correct?
    Both are possible. Which one is appropriate depends on the message you wish to convey.

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