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    Arrow The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Hi, I have many problems on Eng grammar. I will be thankful if you can answer my questions.

    Which one is correct under? Can you explain why it is correct or wrong ? Thanks

    Q1 The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.
    The profit climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Q2 Isn't it yummy? (Yes it is yummy) <<<<<<<< Is it correct ?

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    In your first sentence, both are correct.

    In your second, both are correct.

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In your first sentence, both are correct.

    In your second, both are correct.
    Thanks ,,but i still don't know what the differences is between these two,, When will we use pp or past tense
    The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.
    The profit climbed from $1000 to $4000.

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    That depends on timing and context. The more current the data, the more likely it would be to use the present perfect. But there is no absolute time divide.

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000 this month.
    The profit climbed from $1000 to $4000 last month.

    Are they correct?
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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Yes.

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    How about these,

    The profit have climbed from 1000 in Sep to 2000 in Oct (use in specific period)

    The profit climbed from 1000 in to 2000. (doesn’t have any specific period and date)

    Are they correct?

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    The first one is wrong.

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Would the first one be right if 'have' were omitted?

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    Re: The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    The profit has climbed from $1000 to $4000 this month.
    The profit climbed from $1000 to $4000 last month.

    Are they correct?
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    If this month is Sept 2014, then Sept is not yet finished. Hence, we use present prefect.

    Am I correct?

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