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3.4: Exercise: Practice Past Actions with Present Results

Faster English July 2, 2024

Now, it’s time to practice using the Present Perfect tense for past actions with present results. Complete the following exercise:

Rewrite these sentences using the Present Perfect tense to emphasize the present result:

a) He lost weight.

b) She learned English.

c) The company expanded its operations.

d) The temperature dropped.

Combine the following pairs of sentences using the Present Perfect tense with “for” or “since”:

a) They are friends. They met ten years ago.

b) She studies Spanish. She started three months ago.

c) He plays the guitar. He began playing in his childhood.

Write sentences using the Present Perfect tense with stative verbs:

a) An experience you’ve had (use “remember”).

b) A skill you’ve acquired (use “master”).

c) A belief you’ve held (use “believe”).

Review your answers and ensure you understand the concepts. If you need additional practice, try creating more sentences using the Present Perfect tense for past actions with present results.