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"O fazendeiro tem ajudado a escola."

Translation:The farmer has been helping the school.

October 1, 2013



"The farmer's has helped the school." is not grammatically correct in English and should not be a correct sentence.


i think the same....

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Why is "The farmer has helped the school." marked wrong?


You've no doubt figured out the answer in the last three years, but for the sake of those new to the skill:

This tense doesn't correspond with the English Present Perfect. It's not a recently done action, but a recently repeated action. That's why most of the translations are "have been..." or "has been..."


I wrote "The farmer's been helping the school". The farmer's been is a contraction for the farmer has been. My answer should have been accepted.

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