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    Cool PP

    Hello!

    Is the use of the Present perfect correct in this sentence?:

    "I've read IT in the newspaper". (sorry, I forgot "it")

    Thank you
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    Last edited by Will17; 05-Oct-2010 at 08:29.

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    Re: PP

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is the use of the Present perfect correct in this sentence?:

    "I've read in the newspaper".

    Thank you
    W
    In most cases the simple past would be correct.

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    #3

    Re: PP

    It doesn't work as a stand-alone sentence.

    EDIT: It does now that you've added it.


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    Cool Re: PP

    Sorry I forgot "it"

    "I've read IT in the newspaper".

    In this case, can we both use the past simple and the present perfect?


    Thank you
    W

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    Re: PP

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Sorry I forgot "it"

    "I've read IT in the newspaper".

    In this case, can we both use the past simple and the present perfect?


    Thank you
    W
    I would still use the simple past.

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