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It's ten years since I started my job is acceptable.
fivejedjonIt's ten years since I started my job is acceptable.
How?
Because It's= it has been, that's why?
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No. Both of these different versions are possible in that sentence.

It's ten years = It is ten years.
It's been ten years = It has been ten years.
fivejedjonNo. Both of these different versions are possible in that sentence.It's ten years = It is ten years.It's been ten years = It has been ten years.
It has been ten years since I started my job.
Here the person is referring back to the time when he/she started his/her job and it's still continued up to this day, so Present Perfect should be used.

It is ten years..... Could you tell me what tense is this?
LeGion12359It is ten years..... Could you tell me what tense is this?
Present tense.
It is (now) ten years, ...

In American English, we use the present perfect.
The simple present is used in British English. It sounds "off" to my American ears.
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AlpheccaStarsPresent tense. It is (now) ten years, ...In American English, we use the present perfect. The simple present is used in British English. It sounds "off" to my American ears.
Alright, It sounds weird to me too.
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Are you sure with the example number 4? I think that present perfect simple is correct.
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#3. I would say, "I finally met the girl of whom I'd heard so much."
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