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    I have left

    Hi,

    Suppose my friend is waiting for me and he even knows that I'm in the office. He calls me and asks me where I am. I tell him ''I have just left from here''.

    Is the sentence in inverted commos correct?

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    Re: I have left

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Hi,

    Suppose my friend is waiting for me, and he even knows that I'm in the office. He calls me and asks me where I am. I tell him ''I have just left from here.''

    Is the sentence in inverted commas correct?
    No.
    I would say:

    I've just left the office.

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    Re: I have left

    You have two logical problems. Your friend can't know you're in your office if you are not. And you can't have just left from where you are now.

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    Re: I have left

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    No.
    I would say:

    I've just left the office.
    teechar (spider-man),

    Can I say "I'm just leaving the office"?

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    Re: I have left

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Can I say "I'm just leaving the office"?
    You can, but that would imply that you're still in the office, about to leave; you haven't actually gone out the door yet!

    On the other hand, "I've just left the office" means you're out of the office.

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