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    It is / has been eight months since the accident.

    I still walk with slight pain in the injured leg. It is / has been eight months since the accident.

    Can I use either verb?

    Thanks.

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    Re: It is / has been eight months since the accident.

    Yes. I prefer the present perfect.

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