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Hello everyone,

A. Are the following sentences correct?

1. I have been having a good time.

2. I have a good time now.

2. I play football now.

B. Does #1 mean "I have been enjoying a good time"?

PS. I think #2 and #3 are wrong because we can't use present simple with "now"

Regards,

Joseph

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Joseph A

1. I have been having a good time. OK.

2. I have a good time now.

3. I play football now. ???

The last one requires the right context. I'll give you one such context below.

Maybe someone had an accident and hurt their legs. After they recover the use of their legs, they say that they have recovered so fully that "I (even) play football now".

Joseph AB. Does #1 mean "I have been enjoying a good time"?

Yes. I've been enjoying what I have been doing.

Joseph APS. I think #2 and #3 are wrong because we can't use present simple with "now"

There are ways to use "now" with the present simple (see above for #3), but #2 is very difficult to contextualize, so I crossed it out.

CJ

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CalifJimThe last one requires the right context. I'll give you one such context below.Maybe someone had an accident and hurt their legs. After they recover the use of their legs, they say that they have recovered so fully that "I (even) play football now".

Thanks a lot.

CalifJimYes. I've been enjoying what I have been doing.

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CalifJimThere are ways to use "now" with the present simple (see above for #3), but #2 is very difficult to contextualize, so I crossed it out.

Thank you so much, CalifJim.

CalifJim3.

CalifJim???

I'm sorry. It was a typo.

Regards,

Joseph