The Grammatical Sentence of the Day / La Oración Gramatical del Día (2010-03-26)
Grammar game: The Grammatical Sentence of the Day ..... Present Perfect Tense Form: [has/have + past participle]
Note: We use the Present Perfect to say that an action happened at an unspecified time before now. The exact time is not important.
These are the rules:
- Everyday participants will be asked to write a sentence in the mood and tense specified.
- You must write your sentence in both Spanish and English.
- You can use any verb and any pronoun, but you must keep mode and tense
- You can post as many answers as you like
Everyday the most voted sentence (or more elaborated) will receive the prize to the best answer.
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He tocado esa canción mil veces.
(I have played that song a thousand times.)
Ha llegado la primavera, y nos hace sentir muy felices.
The spring has arrived and makes us feel very happy.
I have seen that movie twenty times.
He visto esa película veinte veces.
Mi vecino me ha dado un pollo para cociner, pero porque lo he visto como gallo andando en su jardin no puedo comerlo.
My neighbour has given me a chicken to cook, but because I have seen it as a cockerel walking in his garden I cannot eat it.
Me he dado cuenta que la pelota rebotadora de Carlos nunca se para. ¿Cómo es posible?
I have noticed that Carlos' bouncing ball never stops. How is this possible?
Porque he aprendido castellano por 9 meses, deseo mucha ayuda de Señor Carlos.
Because I have learned Spanish for 9 months, I wish for a lot of help from Mr Carlos.
He dado mis hijos cientos de besos y oraciones.
I have given my sons hundreds of kisses and prayers.
He estado en México cuatro veces, y mi favorita cuidad es Oaxaca. No he planeado otro viaje allá porque quisiera visitar otro paises.
I have been to Mexico four times and my favorite city is Oaxaca. I have not planned another trip there because I would like to visit other countries.
I have been wrong many times, but I keep trying. He estado equivocado muchas veces, pero sigo tratar.
¿Has tocado la guitarra durante mucho tiempo?
Have you played the guitar for a long time?
(Please correct my español)
We have moved house so many times I forget.
Nos hemos mudado de casa tantas veces que lo he olvidado".
He vivido en tres países y he visitado cerca de cincuenta.
I have lived in three countries and visited about fifty,
Has puesto a prueba mi paciencia al limite.
You have tried my patience to the limit.
(Please correct my español)
He prometido ayudarle a mudarse
I have promised to help her move
I have been consulting the Tarot,but his prediction does not convince me.
He estado consultando el Tarot, pero su predicción no me convence.