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    "to get on" in different tenses

    Hello there,

    I've been wondering what is the difference between the following sentences:

    1. How have you been doing at work?
    2. How are you doing at work?
    3. How did you do at work?

    I'm not quite sure when I should use which of them. I assume that all of them are correct. I'm not even sure if I should say "I've been wondering..." or "I was wondering..."

    Thanks!

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    Re: "to get on" in different tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by forum_mail View Post
    Hello there,

    I've been wondering what is the difference between the following sentences:

    1. How have you been doing at work? This asks how work has been from an unspecified period in the past up to now.
    2. How are you doing at work? This asks how work is at the moment, it doesn't ask anything about the past.
    3. How did you do at work? This asks only about the past.

    I'm not quite sure when I should use which of them. I assume that all of them are correct. I'm not even sure if I should say "I've been wondering..." or "I was wondering..."

    Thanks!
    'I have been wondering' is fine.

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