Present perfect

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Present perfect

Post by Aliashraf » Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:29 am

Can I say "we've been friends since childhood but now we are not" ? or i can't use the present perfect here

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Re: Present perfect

Post by Alan » Mon Nov 16, 2020 3:16 am

It would be somewhat contradictory...

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