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Present perfect continuous or simple?

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  • Jacob
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    24 December, 2012 at 8:53
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    Hi

    Which sentence is correct?

    I’ve lived in this city for ten years now.
    I’ve been living in this city for ten years now.

    Thanks

    dan
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    31 December, 2012 at 7:03
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    Reply To: Present perfect continuous or Present perfect?

    Both are correct and there is very little difference (if any) in meaning.

    Have a look here for differences between present perfect continuous (your second sentence) and present perfect simple (your first sentence).

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