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    Default Shakespeare has written/ wrote several plays

    1. Shakespeare has written several plays.
    2. Shakespeare wrote several plays.
    3. My brother has written several plays.
    4. My brother wrote several plays.

    I wonder which are grammatical.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Shakespeare has written/ wrote several plays

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha22 View Post
    1. Shakespeare has written several plays.
    2. Shakespeare wrote several plays.
    3. My brother has written several plays.
    4. My brother wrote several plays.

    I wonder which are grammatical.

    Thanks.
    They are all grammatical, but it is unlikely that Shakespeare will write more plays, so I would eliminate #1. Hopefully the same is not true of your brother.

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