Present Perfect Tense

Perfect Present Tense – Completed Action

The sentence of the perfect present tense shows the completed action at the time of speaking. We use the form of ‘havewith the past participle of the main verb in the perfect present tense

We use a form of ‘have’ according to the subject. When we use the form of have, it is necessary to see whether the subject is singular or plural. So let’ see how we can use those

Use of ‘have’ in the perfect present tense

In this tense, we should use the forms of have in the present tense. There are two forms of ‘have’-

In sentence

  • For the subject I, we, you and they, we use ‘have’.
  • If the subject is he, she, it or any third person, singular number: we should use ‘has’.

Now, we shall take an example with three persons in tabular form. In this, we used pronouns I, we, you, he, she, it, and they to know better.

Perfect Present Tense- Example

Here is an example with three persons of singular as well as plural form.
Let's have a look-
PersonSingular NumberPlural Number
1stI have sung a song.We have sung a song.
2ndYou have sung a song.You have sung a song.
3rdHe has sung a song.They have sung a song.
She has sung a song.They have sung a song.
It has sung a song.They have sung a song.

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