identifiying present tense

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identifiying present tense

Unread post by freddieblog » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:01 pm

hi I am not sure that I have identified this sentence correctly“There have always been stories about animals that bring up children" present simple active. Can you let me know if I have? I think it is the present simple active form. thankyou for your help.

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Re: identifiying present tense

Unread post by Susan » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:46 pm

It's not the present, that would be: there is.

It's the present perfect.


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Re: identifiying present tense

Unread post by neilhazel » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:05 pm

i agree with susan it's the present perfect
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