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    I'd like to find out what the difference is between such sentences:

    Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I did it.
    Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I have done it.

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    Default Re: have done or did

    Quote Originally Posted by andrew
    I'd like to find out what the difference is between such sentences:

    Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I did it.
    Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I have done it.
    Without more context, it is impossible to tell if there is any real difference between "No, but I did it" and "No, but I have done it." In both cases the speaker is talking about something that has happened before and is not going on at the present. Offhand, I see no difference in meaning between the two.

    What is meant by "Do you have your exercise with you now?"

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    What does "Do you have your exercise with you now?" mean?

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    Have you got it on you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Have you got it on you?
    Have I got my exercise on me?

    :?

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    Yep

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    But what does that mean?

    :?

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    Maybe you wrote your exercises on your body (either because you have no book, or you want to cheat in an exam) :wink:

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    Well, that's as good an explanation as I have gotten so far.

    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Well, that's as good an explanation as I have gotten so far.

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    Pleasure to help :wink:

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