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Hello. What is the difference between the two sentences in the two pairs?
1.a) He is having a mechanic repair the car now.
1.b) He has a mechanic repairing the car now.
2.a) He was having a mechanic repair the car yesterday.
2.b)He had a mechanic repairing the car yesterday.

Hello, Ahmed—Sentence (1a) means that, right now, he is hiring a mechanic to repair the car. Sentence (1b) means that a mechanic whom he has already hired to repair the car is repairing the car for him right now. Sentence (2a) means that he spend his day in the context of having hired a mechanic to repair the car. Sentence (2b) means that there was a period of time yesterday during which he had already hired a mechanic to repair the car and the mechanic was doing so.

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