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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #129917: It's the first time + present perfect
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    It's the first time + present perfect


    The expression, "It is the first (second, third, fourth etc) time"  is followed by has/have + 3rd form of the verb.

     

    Example: You are having problems changing the tyre on your car as you have never done this before.

    You say, "It's the first time I've changed a tyre".

    It's incorrect to say, "It's the first time I change a tyre".

    Imagine you successfully changed the tyre. A few hours later you meet a friend.You would say, "It was the first time I had changed a tyre."

                         It's the first time she has given medecine.

    EXERCISE

    USE HAS/HAVE/HAD + PAST PARTICIPLE TO CORRECTLY COMPLETE THE PHRASES.



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    1. It is the first time I (buy) such an expensive dress.

    2. What a champion ! It is the third time he (win) a gold medal.

    3. Of course I got angry. It was the umpteenth time you (forget) to lock the door.

    4. It's the second time my boss (leave) the lights on.

    5. It was the fifth time we (be) on holiday abroad.

    6. Not again! It's the fifth time she (break) her phone.

    7. Oh, my darling! It's the first time I (fall) in love.

    8. You are never home.It's the third time you (eat) out this week.

    9. I can't do it. I's the sixth time I (try).

    10. My son saw his first snow in 2022. It was the first time he (see) snow.










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