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    present perfect simple / progressive

    please tell me which sentence is correct/better:

    I've been playing tennis in many clubs.
    I've played tennis in many clubs.

    I've been avoiding her ever since I met her in 1985.
    I've avoided her ever since I met her in 1985.

    thanks a lot


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    Re: present perfect simple / progressive

    All the sentences are correct. Neither of each pair is 'better' than the other - they have different tenses, and have different meanings.

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