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    Cool Present Perfect

    Hello!!
    Is this correct, please?

    -We use the present perfect to talk about a situation that sarted in the past and that is still true, present, real, today.

    -We also use the present perfect to talk or ask about someone's experience, if the person is alive.

    -We can also use the present perfect when we talk about something that happened in the past but we don't know when.

    Thank you very much
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    Re: Present Perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Is this correct, please?

    -We use the present perfect to talk about a situation that started in the past and that is still true, present, real, today.
    I have lived in Prague for many years.

    -We also use the present perfect to talk or ask about someone's experience, if the person is alive.
    Has Bob Dylan ever performed in Beijing?
    Have you met my wife?


    -We can also use the present perfect when we talk about something that happened in the past but we don't (know) specify when.
    I have worked in China.
    Yes - with my amendment.

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