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Present Perfect Tense Exercises to Practice Free

The Present perfect tense is the part of the present tense.  For singular subjects- He, She, It, and Singular object/person, we use “HAS.”   For plural subjects – We, they, and objects/people, we use “HAVE”.  With “I”, we use “HAVE” even if the subject is singular.

Use the past participle verb with the present perfect tense –  

PresentPastPast Participle
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 We use the present perfect tense

For something that started in the past and continuous going in the present

Ex-   They have been married happily for 10 years.

         She has lived in NYC all her life.

Use the Present Perfect for something that talks about our experience up to the present-

Ex-     She has learned cycling ever since she was 5 years old. (it means she still knows cycling)

           She has gone on an adventure ride before. (It means she has experienced this and the thrill of the ride is still unforgettable)

           She has topped in the class three times and is all set for another test.

Complete the sentence by picking the correct “tense”.

1. George and Leena …………… each other since they were at high school.

Correct! Wrong!

have known

2. Alena …………… to the USA three time this year.

Correct! Wrong!

Has been

3. She …………… not missed a single episode of the drama since it started.

Correct! Wrong!

Has

4. My aunty …………… 5 cigarettes a day for 10 years.

Correct! Wrong!

has smoked

5. Since I graduated I …………… 4 companies.

Correct! Wrong!

Have joined

6. I …………… rice.

(Use “have Never” for negative sentences to talk about experiences up to the present)
Show hint
Correct! Wrong!

Have never liked

7. What is the best city you …………… ?

(Use adverb “ever” to talk about experience up to the present)
Show hint
Correct! Wrong!

Have ever visited

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