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    #1

    It rained/it has been raining all day

    Hello!


    It has been raining all day -means that it's still raining.


    If it is not raining yet; what would be the correct form?

    It rained all day?

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    #2

    Re: It rained/it has been raining all day

    No. It can't have rained all day if it hasn't rained yet.

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    Re: It rained/it has been raining all day

    "It has stopped raining."

    Not a teacher

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    #4

    Re: It rained/it has been raining all day

    That works.

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    Re: It rained/it has been raining all day

    "It has stopped raining" doesn't mean "It hasn't rained yet".

    It hasn't rained yet today = It has been dry all day. (No-one knows if it will rain later!)
    It has been raining all day = It has not stopped raining at all and it is still raining.
    It was raining earlier/It rained earlier = It is (probably) not raining now but it did rain at an unspecified time earlier.
    It has stopped raining = It is not raining now but it was raining earlier.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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