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    present perfect vs past perfect

    "How long have you been with your partner before you considered being married?"

    Could this sentence have been said by a native speaker?

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    Re: present perfect vs past perfect

    It's very unlikely. We'd say 'had you been' or 'were you'. We'd also probaby say 'getting married' rather than 'being married'.

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