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    he has always been /he is always eager

    What is the difference in meaning of sentence 1 and 2?

    1-Inasmuch as he has always been eager to improve, he is open to criticism.
    2_Inasmuch as he is always eager to improve, he is open to criticism.

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    Re: he has always been /he is always eager

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan. View Post
    What is the difference in meaning of sentence 1 and 2?

    1-Inasmuch as he has always been eager to improve, he is open to criticism. In the past, up until this moment, he was always eager to improve.
    2_Inasmuch as he is always eager to improve, he is open to criticism. Now he is, and from this moment on he will be, eager to improve.

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