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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1379: Present perfect simple
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    Present perfect simple



    Present perfect simple

    "have" in the present tense ("have", except for the 3rd person singular = "has") + past participle (verb + -ED for regular verbs / You should learn irregular verbs)

    AssertionHe has worked in a big firm. = He's worked in a big firm. 

    With another subject:
    I have worked in a big firm. (= I've worked)


    If there is an adverb -> it is between the auxiliary and the past participle.
    He has just sung.

    Except for NOT... YET at the end of the sentence:
    He has not sung yet. 


    Negation: He has not worked in that firm. He hasn't worked in that firm.
    I have not worked (= I haven't worked)...


    Questions: 
    Have you ever seen him in that firm?



    TEST

    When there is a negation, please use the contracted forms ("hasn't" / "haven't").

    Present perfect SIMPLE only.




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