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Using the conjunction "when" with the Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Past Simple and the Past Continuous Tense

The sample sentences below are completely idiomatic in English: Have you ever visited the Louvre when you have been in Paris? is idiomatic but a native speaker would tend to say it this way: Have ...
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Using the conjunction "when" with the Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Past Simple and the Past Continuous Tense

I find your sentence marginal bordering on unidiomatic. "when you were in Paris" establishes a past time frame, and thus the question should be "Did you ever" not "Have you ...
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Using the conjunction "when" with the Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Past Simple and the Past Continuous Tense

Have you ever visited the Louvre when you have been in Paris? Senator Kaine: I have heard Hillary Clinton say over and over again, when I've been sitting next to her and when I've watched her on TV ...
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