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    can someone explain to me the differences among simple past, perfect present tense, and perfect past tense. Give classic examples too.

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    Re: tenses

    I went to India. simple past.
    I have been to India. present perfect.
    I had been to India before I went to Nepal. past perfect.

    What, do you think, are the differences in meaning?

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    Re: tenses

    I have no idea. What about have had and had had?

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    Re: tenses

    I have had a lot of problems in my life.
    I had had a lot of problems in my life, until I discovered brand X.

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