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    TENSE

    Are these examples of the past perfect tense?
    Have you ever_______ ?
    How often have you been to ____?

    I have met the elderly man somewhere before.
    My father has visited Spain several times.
    Julia has often talked with the movie star from Hong Kong.

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    Re: TENSE

    Quote Originally Posted by youandcorey View Post
    Are these examples of the past perfect tense?
    Have you ever_______ ?
    How often have you been to ____?

    I have met the elderly man somewhere before.
    My father has visited Spain several times.
    Julia has often talked with the movie star from Hong Kong.
    No, that is what we call the present perfect.

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    Re: TENSE

    past perfect in the sentences is indicated with:

    Had + V3

    hope it helps

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