Alexandra
Is this sentence correct? And now she is retired but she has worked as a teacher all her life.
Feb 13, 2016 11:31 AM
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She is retired now , but she had been working as a teacher all her working life.
February 13, 2016
I'm afraid not, Alexandra. If she is retired, it means she stopped working . The construction "has worked" implies she is still a teacher. I'd prefer to say: She is retired now, but she worked as a teacher all her life.
February 13, 2016
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Alexandra
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