Present Perfect tense (We have gone) and Simple past tense (we went) – English Grammar Lesson
The difference between Present Perfect tense (We have gone) and Simple past tense (we went) – English Grammar Lesson Take the quiz ...
We use the present perfect tense:
- for something that started in the past and continues in the present:
They’ve been married for nearly fifty years.
She has lived in Liverpool all her life.
Note: We normally use the present perfect continuous for this:
She has been living in Liverpool all her life.
It’s been raining for hours.
- for something we have done several times in the past and continue to do:
I’ve played the guitar ever since I was a teenager.
He has written three books and he is working on another one.
I’ve been watching that programme every week.