Present Perfect Exercise 1

The present perfect is a tense to talk about actions or events in the present or very recent past. It’s important that you use this tense for events when there is a link between the past and the present. For a detailed overview of this tense, click here. You have a detailed overview of when you should use this tense, how you form it and there are also some examples.

On this page, you have an exercise to see if you know how to form this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Perfect Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the present perfect.
1.
I (to play) the guitar since I was seven years old.
2.
My brother (just, to return) from New York. He has a massive jetlag!
3.
Se is devastated. She (just, to drop) her iPhone.
4.
We (to meet) three celebrities so far.
5.
You (to play) yourself by cheating on the test.
6.
I (never, to read) that book.
7.
Up until now, no one (to find) aliens.
8.
It's the most courageous thing my sister (ever, to do).
9.
I (just, to install) a new app on my phone.
10.
A storm (recently, to hit) the Belgian coast.

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