[Grammar] "I have always lived in the village, but not always in this house."

nininaz

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Hello all,
I posted my question here and I got two different ideas, and I don't know which one is correct:
https://www.englishforums.com/English/WhenGirlLivedAppleTreeFarmUsed/blwwcm/post.htm

Main :Mrs Bell: "I have always lived in the village, but not always in this house."

Idea 1: Mrs Bell: "I have always lived in the village, but I did not always in this house."

Idea 2: Mrs Bell: "I have always lived in the village, but I have not always lived in this house."

AND

I have also learned that :
"We can use a pattern with it as the object of a verb where it refers forward to a clause. However, in the following examples this definition doesn't work too:
Mrs Bell:"When I was a girl, we lived at Apple Tree Farm.We used to like it there."

Here "it" refers to "there" not " a clause", so is the pronoun " it" considered as "dummy it"?

 
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nininaz

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Your 'Idea 2' is equivalent to your main sentence, but your 'Idea 2' is possible.
Thanks teacher.
Finally, which idea is better? as both of them in your answer refer to one idea (Idea 2).
 
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jutfrank

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Your Idea 2 matches with your Main Idea. They share the same tense (present perfect).

We used to like it there. = We used to like living there.
 
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