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    simple present + since

    Hello,

    I know that when we talk about the duration of time we usually use the present perfect or the present perfect continuous. However I wonder if this sentece is acceptable:

    I work at Company X since 1998.

    Thanks.
    Not a teacher.

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    Re: simple present + since

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Hello,

    I know that when we talk about the duration of time we usually use the present perfect or the present perfect continuous. However I wonder if this sentece is acceptable:

    I work at Company X since 1998.

    Thanks.
    No, it's not. You need to apply the rules you've given.

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