The present perfect tense
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The present perfect tenseConstruction of the present perfect: auxiliary verb have + past participle.
We use the present perfect when:
• The action occurs in an unfinished time period:
Sometimes the present perfect is used in the progressive form:
• The action is finished and we want to emphasize this fact, or it is still relevant to the present moment:
Note : When there is an adverb (such as never, always, etc.), this is always placed between the auxiliary verb and the past participle:
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