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    Since my recovery, I have been able to walk or Since my recovery, I can walk

    Hello everybody!

    Which version is proper and acceptable?

    I am 100 % sure that "Since my recovery, I have been able to walk" is properly formulated because it uses the Present Perfect Tense.

    I am not so sure about the use of the Simple Present Tense. Some people are divided on this issue? Since my recovery, I can walk.


    What do you think of my examples and do you agree?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Since my recovery, I have been able to walk or Since my recovery, I can walk

    I would only use the present perfect one in that context.

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    Re: Since my recovery, I have been able to walk or Since my recovery, I can walk

    Me too. Also, please note that names of tenses are not proper nouns and are not capitalized.
    I am not a teacher.

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