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    #1

    it has been long

    Tom- When did you cut your hair short?
    John- It has been long.

    Here John wants to mean that he cut it long ago and since then it has been like that, Is the italicised sentence correct?

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    Re: it has been long

    No it is not correct. John could say: "It was a long time ago." There are many other ways to say it.

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    #3

    Re: it has been long

    Is it correct to say 'It has been so for a long time'?

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: it has been long

    I wouldn't use "so". You could change "so" to "short".

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