How do you use the present perfect?

Present PerfectShe’s broken her arm.The arm is still injured.
**Simple PastShe broke her arm.The arm is probably OK now.

What is present perfect simple?

The present perfect simple expresses an action that is still going on or that stopped recently, but has an influence on the present. It puts emphasis on the result.

How long is present perfect?

We use the present perfect to talk about present activities that started in the past. We use for to talk about the period of time up to the present, e.g. for four years, for two days. The company has been in business for four years.

What is perfect perfect tense?

Definition of perfect tense

grammar. : a verb tense that is used to refer to an action or state that is completed at the time of speaking or at a time spoken of.

What is the structure of present perfect?

The present perfect of any verb is composed of two elements : the appropriate form of the auxiliary verb to have (present tense), plus the past participle of the main verb. The past participle of a regular verb is base+ed, e.g. played, arrived, looked.

What are the key words of the present perfect?

Signal words for the Present Perfect

  • just.
  • yet.
  • never.
  • already.
  • ever.
  • so far.
  • up to now.
  • recently.

What is the present simple of love?

presentⓘ present simple or simple present
he, she, itloves

How often is the present perfect?

quite often.” The rule I have is that the present perfect simple is used when talking about „how often or how many” and the present perfect continuous is used when emphasizing „how long”— that is, the duration of an action.

What are the 2 uses of present perfect continuous?

We use the present perfect continuous to talk about repeated activities which started at a particular time in the past and are still continuing up until now: I’ve been going to Spain on holiday every year since 1987. I haven’t been eating much lunch lately. I’ve been going to the gym at lunchtimes.6 days ago

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