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Is this sentence"He has been dead" correct? if not, why?

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So, if I say "I have been young”,is it correct?

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    It would be correct to say 'He has been dead for X years".
    If you're not talking about the period of time, you should say "He is dead".
    Unless you're talking about someone who has come back from the dead, i.e. "He has been dead, but now he's alive again."

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