John, I am sorry for that incident in the......

subhajit123

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Hi there, "was" or "have been": Which one should I in the following context?


"John, I am sorry for that incident in the last year and that's why I have come to your house. I have been/was here many times before and I'm here again to tell you that I did not want to insult you. Please end the matter now and let our friendship flourish."
 

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Use the present perfect, have been.

I think you mean that incident last year. There's no room for in the in that sentence.
 
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