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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face Usage of hve been

    Is the following sentence correct: I haven't been able to access Facebook for the last few days. I'm able to get on just fine now, though.




    Note that I am able to access Facebook now.

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    Re: Usage of hve been

    I think the sentence would be correct if you omit "just fine". "To get on just fine now" has a different meaning from "to get on(FB) now".
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Usage of hve been

    So is it right to use 'have been' with this kind of cotext?
    Last edited by subhajit123; 23-Sep-2017 at 10:01.

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    Re: Usage of hve been

    I haven't been able to access Facebook for the last few days. I'm able to get on now, though..
    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    The present perfect is possible there if the problem ended a very short time ago.
    Thank you Piscean. If I want to use past tense, how should I write it? Can please give an example?
    Last edited by teechar; 23-Sep-2017 at 12:04. Reason: quote tag

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