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I'd like to find out what the difference is between such sentences:

Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I did it.
Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I have done it.
 

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andrew said:
I'd like to find out what the difference is between such sentences:

Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I did it.
Do you have your exercise with you now? - No, but I have done it.

Without more context, it is impossible to tell if there is any real difference between "No, but I did it" and "No, but I have done it." In both cases the speaker is talking about something that has happened before and is not going on at the present. Offhand, I see no difference in meaning between the two.

What is meant by "Do you have your exercise with you now?"
 

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What does "Do you have your exercise with you now?" mean?
 

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Have you got it on you? ;-)
 

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But what does that mean?

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Maybe you wrote your exercises on your body (either because you have no book, or you want to cheat in an exam) :wink:
 

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Well, that's as good an explanation as I have gotten so far.

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