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Dear friends,

Please advice me on this sentence :

A copy of your letter dated 1/1/06 was received from my friend on the 2/1/06.

OR

A copy of your letter dated 1/1/06 has been received from my friend on the 2/1/06.

Which one is correct ?



Columbus

"The journey is not over yet"
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was received by my friend on 2/1/06

is most likely what you want. (Note the differences between this one and yours.)

CJ
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This would probably work with has ... :

A copy of your letter dated 1/1/06 has JUST been received.
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Thanks CJ.

So when is the best to use "has been" in this context ?
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Thanks Marius.