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    SINCE and Present Simple

    Hello,

    Can I use the Present Simple tense in the following sentence?

    Since my promotion, I'm a lot busier. I arrive earlier and leave later.

    Thank you.

    Nawee

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    Re: SINCE and Present Simple

    Yes.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    #3

    Re: SINCE and Present Simple

    (Not a Teacher)

    You're sentences are okay, but I would use the present perfect continuous in the first sentence:
    "Since my promotion, I've been a lot busier."

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