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    friend from school days

    Is it grammatically correct to say that she is my friend from school days.

    To mean that I have known her since we were in school.

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    Re: friend from school days

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    Is it grammatically correct to say that she is my friend from school days.

    To mean that I have known her since we were in school.
    Why not say "she has been my friend since we were in school"?

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    Re: friend from school days

    This is the most exact one. But I want to know if my structure grammatically correct or not

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    Re: friend from school days

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    This is the most exact one. But I want to know if my structure grammatically correct or not
    It is grammatical.

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    Re: friend from school days

    I find it grammatically questionable as I would use has been not is. Is with a time reference looking back as well as at the current situation doesn't really work for me.

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    Re: friend from school days

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I find it grammatically questionable as I would use has been not is. Is with a time reference looking back as well as at the current situation doesn't really work for me.
    I have heard that construction before.

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