The use of Present Perfect in Sentences 

 

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Present perfect defines actions happening from a certain point in the past up to the present! 

 

 

I have never seen her! Indicates the experience, therefore we use this tense. 

 

Have you ever been to Prague? No, I haven´t.

 

I have never watched this movie before! Have you watched this movie before?

 

I have written 10 books.(I can write more books, the action is not finished)

 

He wrote 10 books.  (He is dead now or maybe He is not a writer anymore)

 

 

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Have you ever traveled by plane?

 

I have never traveled by plane?

 

I have lost my wallet ( I still haven't found my wallet)

 

 

 

I lost my wallet last weekend ( I lost my wallet but I found it!)

 

She has lived in London her whole life. (She still lives in London)

 

I have written 4 letters already.

 

 

 

 

 

She has finished her task already.

 

We have been to Poland.

 

She has forgotten his phone number.

 

 

 

 

 

Have you started the course?

 

Have you already finished the book?

 

Have you seen her before?

 

 

 

I haven´t seen him for a few days.

 

I have known them for 10 years.

 

They have been married for 20 years.

 

 

 

I have finished the reading. ( I have just finished reading the book, e.g. at this moment)

 


From the following example is clear that you can use the present perfect to imply the action being completed just recently e.g. I have finished the reading!!!!
 

 

The use of Present Perfect in Sentences 

 

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Present perfect defines actions happening from a certain point in the past up to the present! 

 

 

I have never seen her! Indicates the experience, therefore we use this tense. 

 

Have you ever been to Prague? No, I haven´t.

 

I have never watched this movie before! Have you watched this movie before?

 

I have written 10 books.(I can write more books, the action is not finished)

 

He wrote 10 books.  (He is dead now or maybe He is not a writer anymore)

 

 

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Have you ever traveled by plane?

 

I have never traveled by plane?

 

I have lost my wallet ( I still haven't found my wallet)

 

 

 

I lost my wallet last weekend ( I lost my wallet but I found it!)

 

She has lived in London her whole life. (She still lives in London)

 

I have written 4 letters already.

 

 

 

 

 

She has finished her task already.

 

We have been to Poland.

 

She has forgotten his phone number.

 

 

 

 

 

Have you started the course?

 

Have you already finished the book?

 

Have you seen her before?

 

 

 

I haven´t seen him for a few days.

 

I have known them for 10 years.

 

They have been married for 20 years.

 

 

 

I have finished the reading. ( I have just finished reading the book, e.g. at this moment)

 


From the following example is clear that you can use the present perfect to imply the action being completed just recently e.g. I have finished the reading!!!!