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    Default we have had to improve our skills ???

    -we have had to improve our skills

    Please tell me if this sentence grammatically right in the Present Perfect Tense or not

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    the Present Perfect Tense : sub + has or have + the past participle + O
    * "had to" is the past participle of "must"

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    Default Re: we have had to improve our skills ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherif Adel View Post
    -wWe have had to improve our skills.

    Please tell me if this sentence is grammatically right in the Present Perfect Tense or not. It's possible.

    * Forming the Present Perfect Tense : sub + has or have + the past participle + O
    The subject is not part of the present perfect. If the verb is intransitive, there will be no object - Our guests have arrived.

    * "had to" is the past participle of "must".
    'Must' has no past participle or tenses. 'Had to' is the past participle of HAVE TO, a verb we can use as an alternative to 'must' when we need to show tense.

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