Student or Learner
1)Where's your wallet? - Oh, I've left it at home.
2)Where's your wallet? - Oh, I left it at home.
Which one is more preferable and why?
Thanks in advance,
Thank you very much.
I’m not a teacher.
An action expressed by the Past Indefinite (The Simple Past) belongs exclusively to the sphere of the past, while the Present Perfect shows that a past occurrence is connected with the present time.
She is not well and has changed very much of late.
She changed very much a great many years ago.
For better understanding of the matter in question I afford myself the pleasure to give the following examples:
I have just seen the new pianist from St.Joe – an Afro-American.
I saw you come in just now.
In your practical example I would make the following complements:
Where's your wallet? - Oh, I've just left it at home.
Where's your wallet? - Oh, I left it at home just now.
A very interesting explanation! Thanks a lot!