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    #1

    Rachel has lived / has been living in English since she was born.

    Rachel has lived / has been living in England since she was born.

    Can either verb be used?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Rachel has lived / has been living in English since she was born.

    I suggest you use "has lived."

    The "has been living" version suggests it's temporary. It's not wrong, but it's the less likely choice.
    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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