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    #1

    Movie has been on for two hours.

    We say "what time is (a serial or a movie) on TV".

    If there is a movie on TV and we have been watching it for two hours then what would we say? "Movie has been on TV for two hours."

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    #2

    Re: Movie has been on for two hours.

    It's been on for two hours.

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    #3

    Re: Movie has been on for two hours.

    The movie has been on for two hours.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Movie has been on for two hours.

    "We have been watching the movie for two hours" does not mean the same as "The movie has been on for two hours". The movie could have started at 8pm and we started watching it at 8.30. If it's now 10.30, we have been watching it for two hours but it's been on for two and half hours.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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