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    Question Present perfect

    Hello,

    Sometimes the Present Perfect is a little confusing to or for (?) me.

    Can you help me please?

    My baby has started (started?) talking. Since last week-end, he says/has said/can say/he has been able to say "dad".

    Thanks a lot.
    W

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    Re: Present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    Sometimes the Present Perfect is a little confusing to or for (?) me.

    Can you help me please?

    My baby has started (started?) talking. Since last week-end, he says/has said/can say/he has been able to say "dad".

    Thanks a lot.
    W
    I would suggest: "My baby has started talking, since last week-end he has been able to say "dad"." "To" or "for" are both OK.

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