Where to use Present Perfect Tense?




Where to use Present Perfect Tense? :


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1 ) This tense is used to indicate actions completed in the immediate past but the effect of the actions are still there. The Present Perfect Tense with the adverb JUST may be used.

He has just gone.

It has just struck twelve.

We have just started our breakfast. Do please join us.

I have just returned.

She has written the articles.



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2 ) This tense is used to describe an action which was begun in the past and is still continuing.

Kannan has lived in Trichy for two years.

This film has made a lot of profit.

I have not eaten anything for the last five hours.

She has not spoken for the last two months.

We have finished our project.



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3 ) This sense is used to indicate the completion of the action by the time of speaking or writing.

I have written a book on English Grammar.

The cat has drunk all the milk.

She has played well.

They have built a shopping complex.

He has just posted the letter.



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4 ) This tense is used to indicate an activity or experience which occurred in the past.

Mr. Gopinath has been to England.

Have you ever seen a rainbow?

He has visited Mysore palace twice.

They have come high after a long struggle.

I have been promoted by my employer.


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