Question about "has been", "was", "is"...
I have some questions about parts of English grammar which is difficult for me to express in words, so I write some sentences myself and expect to know if they are correct with your kind help. :)
I assume my BFF Jack has died. If I were to make him known by someone, which following one would I say?
A: Jack IS my best friend.
B: Jack WAS my best friend. (To me this one sounds like Jack are no longer being my friend...)
C: Jack HAS BEEN my best friend.
D: ......( You tell me please :)
I assume Jack is now no longer a president and he was a president during 1999-2004. If I were to say that there has been no worse presidents than Jack, which following one would I say?
A: Jack was the worst president.
B: Jack has been the worst president.
C: Jack is the worst president.
Lisa: Nice to mee you too, Jay.
Jay: Lisa, you know, I've heard a lot about you.
L: Really? I hope it's not anything bad about me.
J: Not at all. You are very popular. Everything I've heard __(A.has been B. was C. is)__ good.
Thank you very much!!