presentperfect

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The present perfect is formed by combining the auxiliary verb "has" or "have" with the past participle. I have studied . He has written a letter to María. We have been stranded for six days. Because the present perfect is a compound tense, two verbs are required: the main verb and the auxiliary verb. I have studied. (main verb: studied ; auxiliary verb: have) He has written a letter to María. (main verb: written ; auxiliary verb: has) We have been stranded for six days. (main verb: been ; auxiliary verb: have) In Spanish, the present perfect tense is formed by using the present tense of the auxiliary verb "haber" with the past participle. Haber is conjugated as follows: he has ha hemos habéis han You have already learned in a previous lesson that the past participle is formed by dropping the infinitive ending and adding either -ado or -ido. Remember, some past participles are irregular. The following examples all use the past participle for the verb "comer." (yo) He comido. I have eaten. (tú) Has comido. You have eaten.
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(él) Ha comido. He has eaten. (nosotros) Hemos comido. We have eaten.
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