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    present perfect

    Could the present perfect be used more than once in a sentence? Is the following correct?
    ex: Have you seen the package you've received?

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    Re: present perfect

    I don't know the answer to your question, and I don't want to make any generalizations, but I think the example you gave should read:

    "Have you seen the pacakge you received."

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    Re: present perfect

    I don't see anything wrong about using the p.p. twice in one sentence.
    You could say, bleeding, to a person on a street:
    Have you seen the man who has done this to me?

    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by malta22 View Post
    Could the present perfect be used more than once in a sentence? Is the following correct?
    ex: Have you seen the package you've received?
    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    I don't see anything wrong about using the p.p. twice in one sentence.
    You could say, bleeding, to a person on a street:
    Have you seen the man who has done this to me?

    I am not a teacher.
    Both the above sentences would be better/more natural if the second part was in simple past. "...you received" and "...who did this..." That is not to say that they are incorrect with present perfect.

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