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    have had to sing

    Can somebody explain to me why the second present perfect is used in this following sentence?



    I've heard about people who have had to sing at an interview and also,

    role playing pretending to be someone else and acting out a situation.



    Is the use of Present Perfect in connection with modal verbs common in English? Can I use Present Perfect Continuous in this case and say for example: Since her childhood she has been having to copy with heavy disease?

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    Re: have had to sing

    Are you sure you meant "copy"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: have had to sing

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Are you sure you meant "copy"?
    Sorry, I meant COPE.

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