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    Simple past vs past continuous

    This topic hasn't been so far the object of our discussions. Or
    This topic wasn't so far the object of our discussions?

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    Re: Simple past vs past continuous

    Welcome to the forum.

    Neither is natural.

    So far, this topic hasn't been the subject of our discussion.
    This topic hasn't been the subject of our discussion so far.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Simple past vs past continuous

    "... hasn't been ..." is in the present perfect, and "... wasn't ..." is in the simple past in your examples, gaetano.


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    Cool Re: Simple past vs past continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    "... hasn't been ..." is in the present perfect, and "... wasn't ..." is in the simple past in your examples, gaetano.

    Sorry. You're right. I realized it as soon as I read it later on. It was too late.

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    Re: Simple past vs past continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Welcome to the forum.

    Neither is natural.

    So far, this topic hasn't been the subject of our discussion.
    This topic hasn't been the subject of our discussion so far.
    Thank you very much. Nice beginning

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