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"Nós temos podado a grama."

Translation:We have been pruning the grass.

April 28, 2013



Why wouldn't this be past perfect, have pruned as opposed to exclusively a continuous 'been pruning' sense? How would one say "We have pruned the grass?"


You're correct. It's present perfect. The present perfect continuous would be "nós temos estado podando a grama" (but you'll hardly ever hear that)

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