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    Had lived in China for many years= were living in China many years?

    I'm confused past perfect and past continue tense.
    Are they same?

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    Re: Had lived in China for many years= were living in China many years?

    No, they are not the same. Learning English would be a lot easier if they were.

    Click on REFERENCE (at the top of the page), then Glossary of English Grammar Terms, and scroll down to Verbs and Tenses.

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    Re: Had lived in China for many years= were living in China many years?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No, they are not the same. Learning English would be a lot easier if they were.

    Click on REFERENCE (at the top of the page), then Glossary of English Grammar Terms, and scroll down to Verbs and Tenses.
    It's too short. I can't understand.

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    Re: Had lived in China for many years= were living in China many years?

    Have you consulted the grammar site I told you in https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...37#post1094837 ?

    Not a teacher.

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