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"O fazendeiro tem ajudado a escola."

Translation:The farmer has been helping the school.

October 1, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pedemaio

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MatteoFeli

i think the same....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EIFY
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Why is "The farmer has helped the school." marked wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danielconcasco

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..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChicagoAmal

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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