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Present Perfect again: I've left or left?
Is the use of the present perfect necessary in this sentence? :
"Please, have a look at the documents I've left in your office".
Thank you very much.
Re: Present Perfect again: I've left or left?
It depends on the timing.
The present perfect suggests that you have only just left them there and I haven't yet visited my office to see them.
Using the past tense would mean that I had seen them already and had chosen not to do anything about them so far.
It's the comma that's not necessary.
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