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    first time + ?

    Which usages for these structure are correct?

    this is the first time somebody do("does" if needed)/do(infinitive)/did/have done something
    it is the first time somebody do("does" if needed)/do(infinitive)/did/have done something
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    Re: first time + ?

    Quote Originally Posted by vkhu View Post
    Which usages for these structure are correct?

    this is the first time sb do("does" if needed)/do(infinitive)/did/have done st
    it is the first time sb do("does" if needed)/do(infinitive)/did/have done st
    Please repost your question without abbreviations, perhaps that will make it more understandable.

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    Re: first time + ?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Please repost your question without abbreviations, perhaps that will make it more understandable.
    done. Can you help me now?

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    Re: first time + ?

    I'm going to take a stab even though I'm really not sure what your question is. If you are talking about something being done at the same time as it is being spoken about:

    This is the first time I have done this.
    This is the first time he has played tennis.
    This is the first time we have been to Greece on holiday.

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