ENG The present perfect tense

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The present perfect tense It is used to refer to: an action or situation which began in the past and is still current  an action or event which took place in the past, where the exact  time of the event is not specified or not clear  an action or event which has just happened  Examples   He  has lived  here since he was young. (came many years ago,  still here)  For the past two years she  has worked  at the stock exchange.  (started two years ago, still there)  have been  to London, but I  haven't been  to New York. (at some/ any time in my life)  Have you found the book you were looking for? (between the  time you started looking and now)  She  has just arrived . (a short time ago; here she is)  We  have finished  the management report! (a short time ago;  here it is)  ANSWER have never seen *arrived*have known*has written*missed*have been* has never seen*has become*took*was*have changed*have changed*
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course BA 2002 taught by Professor Chan during the Spring '09 term at HKU.

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