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The perfect form of a verb represents a situation resulting from a past event.
The perfect is created by combining the verb ‘to have’ with the verb’s past participle.
John has talked in class.
Because ‘has’ is present tense, this is an example of the present perfect.
We can change this to the past perfect by changing the tense of the verb ‘to have’.
John had talked in class.
Remember, the perfect tense can help us clarify time relations in a piece of writing.
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