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  1. rock-onn's Avatar
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    I have prayed for a better job /I have been praying fora better job

    I have prayed for a better job for last 3 months.
    I have been praying for a better job for last 3 months.

    Which is the right one?

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    Re: I have prayed for a better job /I have been praying fora better job

    Oops, I meant "The second is more natural."
    Last edited by Raymott; 02-Aug-2016 at 10:00. Reason: Change 'first' to 'second'

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    Re: I have prayed for a better job /I have been praying fora better job

    Interestingly, I'd use "have been praying" because of the continuous connotation of "for the last three months". I would use "I have prayed" with something like "a few times in the last three months".

    Note that you need the definite article before "last".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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