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    Default present perfect

    Are these sentences OK?

    I have left three messages for Mary and till now she she has not returned my calls.

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    Default Re: present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    Is this sentence OK?

    I have left three messages for Mary and till now she she has not returned my calls.
    Yes, it's OK.

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    Default Re: present perfect

    It's OK but I see no reason to complicate "I've left three messages for Mary but she hasn't called me back/hasn't returned my calls yet." I find the use of "till now" in the middle of the sentence a little unnatural.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: present perfect

    I see no need for "till now" or "yet" at all. She hasn't returned my calls.

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