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    Which tense should be used?

    Which tense should be used when we say "it's the first time that ..."?

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    Re: Which tense should be used?

    Many tenses are possible, Automoon.

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    Re: Which tense should be used?

    Quote Originally Posted by AUTOMOON View Post
    Which tense should be used when we say "it's the first time that ..."?
    Present perfect is one possibility:

    "It's the first time I have been here" (no ...ĢI am hereģ).

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    Re: Which tense should be used?

    Thank you

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