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    which one is correct 'i have worked there for 4 months or i was workin there for 4 mo

    Hey

    Which one is correct 'I have worked there for 4 months or I was working there for 4 months'

    The second question is I have grown up in France and I have studied English there or I grew up in France and I studied English there' please explain why

    I think that the best answer is I grew up in France and I have studied English there . But I don't know why I used it

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    Re: which one is correct 'i have worked there for 4 months or i was workin there for

    Quote Originally Posted by natshakhlil View Post
    Hey.

    Which one is correct? 'I have worked there for 4 months" or "I was working there for 4 months".

    The second question is whether I should use "I have grown up in France and I have studied English there" or "I grew up in France and I studied English there". Please explain why.

    I think that the best answer is "I grew up in France and I have studied English there" but I don't know why I used it.
    First, please note my corrections above. It is very important to start every sentence with a capital letter and to end every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark. Enclose each suggested sentence within its own set of quotation marks.

    With your first example, both of your sentences work. However, the version with the present perfect suggests that you still work there. The version with the past continuous suggests that you no longer work there.

    For your second question, use "I grew up in ...". The period of growing up is over so the simple past is appropriate. Also, we don't use "I have grown up" with time periods or places. You can say something like "I used to be really childish and immature but I have grown up now! I have a job, a mortgage and a family. I've really grown up!"

    Please note that in future you should post separate questions in separate threads. It avoids potentially confusing responses as some users might want to answer one question but not the other.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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