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Synonyms of "Wolfe" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Wolfe Tone was a national hero who defended catholic faith against protestant invation. and Wolfe Tone was a national hero who has been defending catholic faith against protestant invation. ?
A: It’s mainly the tense. “Defended” suggests he used to do it and no longer does. “Has been defending” suggests that he has done it in the past and is still doing it.

“Defended” is a past tense verb
“Defending” is a present tense verb

“Has been” behind “defending” is what makes it sound like he has done it before and will re do it or is still doing it now.

I hope that made sense, let me know if it didn’t or if you have questions :)

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