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One of my colleague asked her students to rephrase this sentence:

We started to write to each other three years ago.

And her answer is:

We used to write to each other in two years.

I see something wrong in her answer, is it right? Because “used to” is used for an action in the past and it no longer happens. I can rewrite this like that:

We have written to each other for three years.

Or

I have been writing to each other for three years.

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    You're right. Her answer is nonsense. Your last sentence should read, "We have been writing..."
    – gotube
    Oct 7 '21 at 5:25
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    Thanks a lot! I hope you always help me whenever I get confused in English language. Oct 7 '21 at 10:02

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