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    Present Perfect and Past Simpl

    Hi,

    I am asking you a question because I am not sure about the following sentences: He has just left the office and He has just been leaving the office. Which of them is correct? Only the first, or both? Is it possible to say He has just left the office and fell down?, or He has just been leaving the office when he fell down? What comes to my mind is Past Perfect insted of Present Pefect.The next pair of sentences is: Let's watch this film. No, I saw it before vs. Let's watch this film. No, I've seen it before.

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    Re: Present Perfect and Past Simpl

    Welcome to the forums. He has just left the office. Is correct.
    "He had just left the office when he fell down."
    "No, I've seen it before."

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