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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary Present past tense Reply To: Present past tense

  • Amrapali

    July 5, 2024 at 2:42 pm
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    An example of the present perfect tense in English is:

    “I have studied English for 5 years.”

    In this sentence, the present perfect tense is formed using the auxiliary verb “have” combined with the past participle of the main verb “studied”.

    The present perfect tense indicates an action or state that began in the past and continues up to the present moment. It expresses the idea that something has been completed before now.

    Some other examples of the present perfect tense include:

    • “She has lived in New York since 2015.”
    • “They have traveled to Europe three times.”
    • “I have finished my homework already.”
    • “The team has won the championship for the last two years.”

    The present perfect tense is an important grammatical construct in English that allows speakers to connect the past to the present in their speech and writing.

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