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What's the difference between 'has been' and 'is/was' in this sentence? The knock-on effect of this scrutiny **has been** to make the governance of companies in general an issue of intense public debate and has significantly increased the pressures on, and the responsibilities of, directors.
Aug 6, 2018 11:14 AM
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Here is a brief example of “is” (present), “has been” (past and present), and “was” (past). - David is sick. (a description at the present time) - David has been sick for a week. (a description of a period that extends up to the present time) - I saw David last Monday. He was sick. (a description at a moment in the past. There is no information about now.)
August 6, 2018
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