40 Present Perfect Tense Example Sentences
Present Perfect Tense
The Present Perfect Tense, which is structurally different among English grammar topics, is a subject that explains the special tense form in the English language. It is about the fact that an event or situation has occurred recently and the effects of the event or situation that occurred have continued until now. Although the event or situation happened in the recent past, there is no clear time expression, so this detail is not important in the Present Perfect Tense form.
To better understand the Present Perfect Tense form, it is of great importance to examine the sentence structure. For the Present Perfect Tense sentence, “have” and “has” are used as auxiliary verbs and the verb is in the third structure.
- The I-You-We-They subjects are immediately followed by “have” followed by the verb in the third structure.
- She-He-It subjects are immediately followed by “has” followed by the verb in the third structure.
Examples of Present Perfect Tense
This tense form can be reinforced by examining the following sentence structures.
- I have painted the outside of the house. (The house is still painted.)
- He has gone on vacation. (Still on vacation.)
40 Present Perfect Tense Sentences
11. We have constructed a bridge.
12. My mother has not washed the dishes.
13. I have already written the report.
14. The officer has not typed the letter yet.
15. Mary has washed her car.
16. Have you packed your bag yet?
17. I have never been to USA.
18. Samuel hasn’t called for eight months.
19. Have you finished reading the newspaper yet?
20. I have never seen a famous person.
21. They’ve not played basketball.
22. I’ve saved money for a new house.
23. He has gone on vacation.
24. Has your brother finished decorating yet?
25. I have had five quizzes and six tests so far this holiday.
26. We have just bought a new car.
27. I have lived in London for 3 years.
28. He has just scored a goal.
29. She has worked here for six years.
30. I have never done that before, please do not blame me for this behavior.
31. I have not finished my homework yet
32. Have you ever been married?
33. My brother has run 10 miles.
34. He has forgotten his keys.
35. I have already paid the bills.
36. I’ve visited four of our clients today.
37. Have you done your homework?
38. Have you written a letter?
39. We have lost my keys.
40. Have you seen that film before?