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"The desks have been dirty for a week."

Translation:Pupitrele sunt murdare de o săptămână.

1 year ago

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Shouldn't the verb be in the past (or imperfect) tense?

1 year ago

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Not really. The desks started being dirty a week ago, and they are still dirty as we speak. In cases like this, we normally use present tense.

1 year ago

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Thanks. It's the "present perfect" tense in English, I think.

1 year ago