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    Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    Ever since my brother has been employed he has been staying out of home.

    Or should we write it like this.

    Ever since my brother got employed he has been staying out of home .

    Or should we should say it in some other way that is more natural as well as grammatical, if so then kindly tell me about it.
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    Re: Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    Since my brother got a job/found employment, he has been living away from [the family] home.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    Ever since my brother has been employed he has been staying out of home.
    There is only one continuous form in that sentence. I have underlined it.

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    Re: Can we use double Perfect continuous tense in this case?

    You would have needed "has been working" to give two present perfect continuous tenses in your original.

    "Since my brother has been working, he has been living away from home."

    It's not the natural way of saying it in BrE, though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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