Is "Je ne quitte pas la France depuis trois ans" the correct translation for "I haven't left France for three years"?

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Is "Je ne quitte pas la France depuis trois ans" the correct translation for "I haven't left France for three years"?

Asked 5 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

That doesn't sound right to me. I would use the passé composé:

Je n'ai pas quitté la France depuis trois ans. -- I haven't left France for three years.

Is "Je ne quitte pas la France depuis trois ans" the correct translation for "I haven't left France for three years"?

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