English Grammar: Present Perfect

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Form:

Definition:

1/ For unfinished past actions.

eg: I've worked here for four years.

2/ For past actions when the time is not specified.

eg: Have you ever been to Rome?

3/ When a past action is relevant now.

eg: I've missed my flight.

eg: She's broken her leg and cannot go on holiday next week.

See Also:

Aspect; Past Perfect; Verb; Perfect

Category:

Verbs and Tenses

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