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    Past Simple or Present Perfect

    Which is the best tense in the following sentences, past simple or present perfect ?

    1. It _____________( stop ) raining for a while , but now it's raining again.

    2.Mr. Clark _______________( work ) in a bank for 15 years. Then he gave it up.

    3. The police _____________ ( arrest ) three people, but later they let them go .

    Many thanks.

    Valentina

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    Re: Past Simple or Present Perfect

    Welcome to the forum, Valentina.

    As an English teacher, you should be able to tell us what you think first.

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