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    Present perfect


    I) Present perfect simple : "have" in the present + past participle

    eg. : I have learnt my lesson. 


    Peter has just slammed the door.
    I have never been to London.
    It's the first/second/third time I have told him.
    I have known Sarah for 3 years.
    John is the best teacher I have ever known.
    Sam is crying. She has read her teacher's corrections.


    Use the present perfect with:

    just  Why are you so nasty? Marc has just left. 
    already Come in  and eat with us. No, I have already had lunch.
    ever / never Have you ever met him?
    yet  Could you show me your exercise? No I haven't made it yet. 
    for  I haven't seen him for two months.
    since  I have known this website since 2003.
    so far  It hasn't rained much so far.

    II) Present perfect continuous ("be+ing"): "be" (present perfect) + V-ing.

    eg. : How long have you been waiting for me?


    It has rained. Fact. 
    It has been raining for 2 days.Focus on a very long time for the speaker.



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    1. Peter for seven years.

    2. It's the first time my boss.

    3. It's enough! Your son drums for three hours!

    4. I for you for two hours! Hurry up!

    5. Oh my God!! I my keys!

    6. Mary in Bordeaux since 2001.

    7. -You seem out of breath! // -Yes I .

    8. Hey! Matthew! the match?

    9. How long in that firm?

    10. They their parents since Christmas.

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