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    I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    "I have been feeling for a few days that I have been wasting my time for the last few days."

    "I have been feeling for few days that I have wasted a lot of time of mine."

    "I have been feeling for few days that I wasted a lot of time of mine."

    Please check.

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    In 2 & 3, I would use a lot of my time. I would also be more likely to use the present perfect simple for the first verb and the present perfect progressive for the second in all cases.

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    #3

    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    A lot of time of mine is unnatural.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In 2 & 3, I would use a lot of my time. I would also be more likely to use the present perfect simple for the first verb and the present perfect progressive for the second in all cases.
    Could you please elaborate? I didn't get you.

    People also say that we should be using "past tense" after present perfect or present perfect continueous. Is it correct to use "present perfect contineous" or "present perfect" after "present perfect contineous" or "present perfect"?

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    I would use the following:

    I have felt for few days that I have wasted/been wasting a lot of my time.

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    #6

    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Is it correct to use "present perfect contineous" or "present perfect" after "present perfect contineous" or "present perfect"?
    There is no need for inverted commas round the names of tenses/aspects. Note the spelling of continuous.

    There are few firm rules about which tenses can be used with which, only guidelines. We have a great deal of freedom in English about which tenses can be used with which. We are more concerned about whether a tense is appropriate in the clause it is used than which tense has been used in another clause (except insofar as that other tense affects the time/duration/completion of the action)
    Last edited by Piscean; 29-Jul-2016 at 08:15. Reason: minor typo

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    There is no need for inverted commas round the names of tenses/aspects. Note the spelling of continuous.

    There are few firm rules about which tenses can be used with which, only guidelines. We have a great deal of freedom in English about which tenses can be used with which. We are more concerned about whether a tense is appropriate in the clause it is used than which tense has been used in another clause (except insofar as that other tense affects the time/duration/completion) of the action.
    Are you saying that we can use present perfect contineous after present perfect or present perfect after present perfect contineous or present perfect after present perfect or present perfect contineous after present perfect contineous? And my sentences are correct apart from "time of mine". We do have the freedom of using tenses in this way. It cannot be considered wrong. Is this what you are saying?

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    For the second time in this thread, note the correct spelling of "continuous"; it's not "contineous". Please edit post #7 to correct your incorrect spelling three times.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    For the second time in this thread, note the correct spelling of "continuous"; it's not "contineous". Please edit post #7 to correct your incorrect spelling three times.
    Please look at post# 6. This is the spelling that I was told.

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    #10

    Re: I have been feeling I wasted a lot of time of mine.

    Correction for post# 7.

    Are you saying that we can use present perfect continuous after present perfect or present perfect after present perfect continuous or present perfect after present perfect or present perfect continuous after present perfect continuous? And my sentences are correct apart from "time of mine". We do have the freedom of using tenses in this way. It cannot be considered wrong. Is this what you are saying?

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