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Autor:  mob
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Data:  22/JUN/2007 6:38 PM
Assunto:  Present aspect up to the present
 
Mensagem: 

Well ... no actually

 

the adverb is "in the past week" - that is a time measure "up to the present" and so use of the perfect aspect is consistent with usual patterns in English

 

I'll grant you that it is an unusual phrase, but the key is the adverb

 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Present perfect in the past???  –  Aman  22/JUN/2007, 10:56 AM
 Present aspect up to the present  –  mob  22/JUN/2007, 6:38 PM

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