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Past simple or present perfect


Past simple

He met her yesterday. 


Present perfect

The plane has landed. We'll soon meet them.



EXERCISE

Complete the sentences with past simple or present perfect simple.





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1. Last summer I spent a nice afternoon with a friend; we (go) to the cinema, did some shopping and talked a lot.

2. I met my friend Jenny at university and we (remain) friends ever since.

3. It is late ! 11.00 pm !! By the way darling, I (buy) a new dress this morning.

4. Uncle Jimmy (come) to stay with us last month; it was very nice.

5. Look at that man! He can't stand up because he (drink) too much champagne.

6. I (study) Philosophy for a few years and I think it is a real advantage in life. I'm still learning Philosophy.

7. That poor old man (work) hard all his life (from 1953 to 1999). He feels miserable because he has no money left.

8. I have travelled a lot, but I (never/be) to the USA.

9. He has worked hard for 3 years and he is proud because he (pass) his exam.









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