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It only takes a minute to up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. Could anyone tell me the difference between "have wanted to do" and "have been wanting to do"?

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I often say "I've been wanting to go there! But one of my friends said "I've wanted to go there.

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The difference between I have been wanting to go there and I have wanted to go there is that the continuous form of the present perfect focuses on a process, something that has been happening over a recent period of time, while the simple form focuses on the end result of something that happened.

This means that in recent times and still now I drink or want too much alcohol everytime I get an opportunity. Present tense in the continuous form, focuses our attention on a series of events that began in the past, continues into the present, and may extend into the future.

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It is this continuing series of events which is important. Present tense in the simple form, focuses our attention on the current situation or result: that the drinking and alcohol are both finished. Read this to understand better the usage of present perfect simple and present perfect continuous. These verbs often describe states that last for some time. Also, we don't say, "I have been knowing you for a long time", but we say, " I have known you for a long time.

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Create a free Team What is Teams? Learn more. Asked 5 years, 4 months ago. Active 1 month ago. Viewed 73k times. Improve this question. Wanted to do is the clear winner for common usage on Google N-Grams — Alok. But both are used, and have the same meaning.

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Add a comment. Active Oldest Votes. It is not about what is common per se but what is correct. This is better understood with an example. I have taken too much alcohol.

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Here, the action is finished. Improve this answer. Community Bot 1. So, in the case I am invited to the restaurant and haven't actually go there yet at that moment, it's correct to say "I've been wanting to go there.

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You have that right. No; with 'want', 'I've wanted to They're synonymous. The usual rule for tenses fails. KillingTime 4, 38 38 gold badges 29 29 silver badges 33 33 bronze badges. Ola Ola 1. up or log in up using Google. up using Facebook. up using and Password.

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