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    #1

    for the last ....

    HI

    Which tense should I use:

    For the last few days I've worked 15 hours a day
    For the last few days I worked 15 hours a day

    ---Which is more appropriate?


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    #2

    Re: for the last ....

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    HI

    Which tense should I use:

    For the last few days I've worked 15 hours a day
    For the last few days I worked 15 hours a day

    ---Which is more appropriate?
    The first one.

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    #3

    Re: for the last ....

    OK the first one is more correct, but I guess that the second one is not completely incorrect, right?

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    #4

    Re: for the last ....

    In fact, 'I have been working 15 hours a day for the last few days.' is more appropriate.

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    #5

    Re: for the last ....

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    In fact, 'I have been working 15 hours a day for the last few days.' is more appropriate.
    I see. So I suppose now that "worked" is just incorrect

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    #6

    Re: for the last ....

    In BrE it's not good but perhaps in AmE it's OK, you would have to ask an American.

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