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    Grammar/tense

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    Grammar/tense
    Message from noah1979 posted on 14-12-2019 at 16:57:12 (D | E | F)
    Hello
    Could you help me please?
    Thanks for any reply.

    Even though they ( )for twenty years, the two neighbors are not very friendly.
    A.having been lived side by side.
    b.have been living side by side
    c.have been living side by side
    d.having been living side by side.

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    Edited by lucile83 on 14-12-2019 17:33
    You should have chosen an option !


    Re: Grammar/tense from gerondif, posted on 14-12-2019 at 17:15:49 (D | E)
    Hello
    With for or since, you have to use a present perfect or present perfect continuous.
    Even though they live side by side, the two neighbors are not very friendly.
    Even though they are living side by side, the two neighbors are not very friendly.
    will become :
    Even though they have lived side by side for twenty years, the two neighbors are not very friendly.
    Even though they have been living side by side for twenty years, the two neighbors are not very friendly.

    Even though they ( )for twenty years, the two neighbors are not very friendly.
    A.having been lived side by side.
    b.have been living side by side
    c.have been living side by side
    d.having been living side by side.




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