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    Oceanlike is offline Senior Member
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    Since Mr Jones resigned...., he has/had found

    Since Mr Jones resigned from his former company, he has/had found more time to rest and recover from his exhaustion.

    Due to 'since' and 'resigned', I think I should use 'had' found instead of 'has' found. Please correct me.

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    Re: Since Mr Jones resigned...., he has/had found

    Quote Originally Posted by Oceanlike View Post
    Since Mr Jones resigned from his former company, he has had/found more time to rest and recover from his exhaustion.

    Due to 'since' and 'resigned', I think I should use 'had' found instead of 'has' found. Please correct me.

    Thank you!
    No. This is a typical use of the present perfect. We have a point in the past ("resigned") marked by "since", and the present perfect denoting that "has had/has found" continue up to the present moment.

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