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    tense

    Hello,

    1) She just gave birth to a baby girl

    or ---------which one is correct

    she has just given birth to a baby girl.

    2) I just gave her a pen

    or ---------which one is correct

    I have just given her a pen


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    Rita

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    Re: tense

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    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    Hello,

    1) She just gave birth to a baby girl

    or --has just given-------which one is correct

    she has just given birth to a baby girl.

    2) I just gave her a pen

    or ----have just given -----which one is correct

    I have just given her a pen


    Thanks and regards,

    Rita
    The pp should be used with the adverb of time just

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    Re: tense

    now a days we also use past tense with just. for example he just left and i just saw you at the bus stop.

    i really want to see the answer of my questions from an english teacher.

    rita

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    #4

    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    Nowadays we also use past tense with just.Some people may do that, but it's not correct. For example, This is correct: "he's just left" and "I've just seen you at the bus stop".

    I really want to see the answer to my questions from an English teacher.

    rita
    e2e4 is correct.


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    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    now a days we also use past tense with just. for example he just left and i just saw you at the bus stop.

    i really want to see the answer of my questions from an english teacher.

    rita
    When 'just' is used as an adverb of time, we use past participle after it.
    He has just gone out
    But when 'just' is used to mean 'only', we may use past tense. e.g.
    I just saw him going but did not shake hand with him.

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