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    Help with Present Perfect please

    Complete the sentence. Put the verb in the correct form (present perfect).


    1. I didn't tell (not / tell ) anybody that you're coming to see us, so nobody knows.


    2. I haven't told (not / tell ) anybody that you're coming to see us, so nobody knows.


    Number 1 is incorrect, 2 is correct. Can anyone help me understand why 1 is incorrect?


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    Re: Help with Present Perfect please

    #1 is in the simple past tense. ('I did not tell.')

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