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Autor:  Player
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  16/OUT/2009 12:54 AM
Assunto:  P&C
 
Mensagem: 

He has played for our team for five years

He's been playing for our team for five years

 

Any difference between these two sentences is very slight, with b) focussing more upon the ‘continuity of the activity of playing’ and a) possibly implying that the period of playing has ended.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Has Played/ has been playing  –  Fernanda  15/OUT/2009, 10:48 PM
 P&C  –  Player  16/OUT/2009, 12:54 AM
P&C  –  Fran  16/OUT/2009, 2:02 AM

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