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Which is correct? ”I’ve been living here for 5 years” OR ”I’ve lived here for 5 years”?

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sureshbabupula profile picture sureshbabupulaMarch 2013


1. I've been living here for 5 years. It means You have lived for 5 years and you are still living here, not leaving the place.

2. I've lived here for 5 years. It means you have lived here for 5 years and you are going to move to another place from now on.

  • londial profile picture londialNovember 2019
    With the verbs live,feel and work we can use either Present Perfect or Present Perf.Cont.with no difference in meaning.

    I`ve been living in London for a year.
    I`ve lived in London for a year.