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    Present perfect vs past simple

    Hello, which option should I use here:
    Ouch, something bit me
    OR
    Ouch, something has bitten me
    I think I should use the second option, because there is a result such as pain or discomfort but I'm not really sure . So, please help me

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    Re: Present perfect vs past simple

    Quote Originally Posted by slavaj View Post
    Hello, which option should I use here:
    Ouch, something bit me
    OR
    Ouch, something has bitten me
    I think I should use the second option, because there is a result such as pain or discomfort but I'm not really sure . So, please help me
    They are both fine.

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    Re: Present perfect vs past simple

    Why would resulting pain or discomfort have any bearing on your choice of tense?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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