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    present perfect

    The original sentence is "I have lived in this house since 1990."

    Could you tell me if this sentence below sounds unnatural?
    "I have been living in this house since 1990."

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    #2

    Re: present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by ivygreen View Post
    The original sentence is "I have lived in this house since 1990."

    Could you tell me if this sentence below sounds unnatural?
    "I have been living in this house since 1990."
    It is not unnatural.


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    #3

    Re: present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by ivygreen View Post
    The original sentence is "I have lived in this house since 1990."

    Could you tell me if this sentence below sounds unnatural?
    "I have been living in this house since 1990."
    Nope, it doesn't sound unnatural at all, Ivy.


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    Re: present perfect

    Thank you very much for both of you.
    I felt relieved to know your replys.
    Thanks a lot.

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