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    Past Perfect Simple VS Continuous: had had/had been having

    Hello,

    In this situation, which tense would you use?

    a) The doctor asked me how long I had had this chest pain.

    b) The doctor asked me how long I had been having this chest pain.

    Thank you.

    Nawee

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    Re: Past Perfect Simple VS Continuous: had had/had been having

    I would choose B.

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    Re: Past Perfect Simple VS Continuous: had had/had been having

    But there's nothing wrong with a).

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