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  1. #1
    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    ...and you have always been.

    Hi,

    You are too hard on yourself. You have always been.

    Can I put 'always' between 'have' and 'been' or should I put it after the subject 'you'?

    Thanks.

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    Rover_KE is online now Moderator
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    Re: ...and you have always been.

    'You always have been' is more natural.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: ...and you have always been.

    However, it would be natural to say You have always been too hard on yourself.
    I am not a teacher.

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