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    Questions about the present perfect progressive vs the past perfect continuous

    Greetings,

    According to this closed thread: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...nning-thinking, they achieved the summary that both present perfect continuous and present perfect tense can be applied to the verb "plan".

    My questions are
    1. If I use past continuous "were planning", is there any differences?
    2. Do all three tenses above show us that arranging plan was finished in the past already?

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    Re: Questions about the present perfect progressive vs the past perfect continuous

    1 Yes- the past continuous means that the plan was in the past and suggests that the plan did not come to fruition.
    2 The present perfect continuous could suggest that they are still planning now.

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