Question: Is Been A While?

How long is it’s been a while?

FOR all intents and purposes, when someone says a WHILE, they mean three weeks..

Have been doing or had been doing?

“Was doing” is for the simple past and “had been doing” is the past perfect and is used to contrast the simple past with a time that occurred earlier than just the simple past.

Has been a long time since we last met?

It has been a long time since we last met. The word “it’s” most commonly refers to “it is”, but it can also refer to “it has”, such as the case we are looking at here. The phrase, “It’s a long time” can be valid, but doesn’t make much sense in this case.

How you have been doing?

“How have you been?” is a common question from native English speakers. It’s asking what you have been up to and how life has been for you from from a certain point in time. Perhaps you’re being asked how you’ve been doing since the last time you saw each other.

Had done or did?

The simple past form did properly refers the pastness of what you did to that “present” Reference Time: it happened “before now”. A past perfect like had done, however, must be related to a past Reference Time: it distinguishes an event as having taken place “before then”, not “before now”.

How do you use have had in one sentence?

We use have had in the present perfect when the main verb is also “have”:I’m not feeling well. I have had a headache all day.She has had three children in the past five years.We have had some problems with our computer systems recently.He has had two surgeries on his back.

How do you say Long time no talk?

We have a common expression: “Long time no see/talk,” which would work here. To more literally answer you question, you could say, “It’s been a long time since we talked,” or, “It’s been awhile since we last talked.” “Long time no see” is commonly used when you haven’t seen or talked to someone in a while.

Is been a while meaning?

it’s been awhile mean for a short time or period. for example, if i haven’t seen someone for a long time i might say. ” hi, there, it’s been awhile”. Meaning ..”we haven’t seen each other for a long time”. it’s been awhile mean for a short time or period.

Is it been a while or being a while?

When something hasn’t happened for a long time, we say that it’s been a while. If something takes very long to happen, we say it takes quite a while. Something that happened a long time ago might have happened a while ago. If something happens after a period of time, you say it happened after a while.

How do you say its been a while?

it has been a while / synonymsit has been some time. phr.for quite a long time. phr.been quite some time. phr.it has been too long. phr.it has been so long. phr.been a while. phr.been a long while. phr.has been some time. phr.More items…

Which is or that is?

The clause that comes after the word “which” or “that” is the determining factor in deciding which one to use. If the clause is absolutely pertinent to the meaning of the sentence, you use “that.” If you could drop the clause and leave the meaning of the sentence intact, use “which.”

What can I say instead of long time no see?

Instead of long time no see, consider these alternative expressions: “I haven’t seen you in a while!” “It’s been such a long time since we’ve seen each other!”

How do you use it’s been a long time?

Basically, “It’s a long time” is “It is a long time” and present tense as far as I’m concerned; and “It’s been a long time is “it has been a long time” and past tense. Roniy: you need to use past tense or future. If it’s been a long time since you were at school, that was in the past.