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    JACEK1 is offline Key Member
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    You've Been A Long Time Coming around

    Hello all members on this beautiful spring day!

    Does You've been a long time coming around mean You've been taking a long time to (finally) come around or You've needed a long time to (finally) come around?

    Thank you.

    The source: Jigsaw Lyrics Chris Madin

    CHRIS MADIN - JIGSAW LYRICS

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    Barb_D is offline Moderator
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    Re: You've Been A Long Time Coming around

    I don't really see a difference in those two meanings.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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