Present Perfect Tense

Perfect Present Tense – Completed Action

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

We use form of have according to the subject. During use of the form of have, it is very necessary to see whether subject is singular or plural. Let’ see how we can use those

Use of have in perfect present tense

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

  • have
  • has

In sentence

  • For subject I, we, you and they, we use ‘have’.
  • If 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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