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Unformatted text preview: present. The present tense conjugation of haber places the point of view in the present but the perfect tense indicates completion. For this reason, the present perfect can actually be used like the preterit to indicate “completedness.” For example, Yo he estudiado (I have studied) in the present perfect expresses the same meaning as Yo estudié (I studied) in the preterit but focuses a little more on the fact that the action is presently completed....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09