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    #1

    You are always good to me/ You have been good to me all the time.

    You are always good to me.
    You have been good to me all the time.

    Which tense is right? are my sentences okay?

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    #2

    Re: You are always good to me/ You have been good to me all the time.

    Quote Originally Posted by rock-onn View Post
    You are always good to me.
    You have always been good to me. all the time.

    Which tense is right? are my sentences okay?
    See correction.
    Both are possible. #1 states a fact. #2 describes a situation that started in the past and continues right up to (and possibly including) the present.

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