"O fazendeiro tem ajudado a escola."

Translation:The farmer has been helping the school.

October 1, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/pedemaio

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

October 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MatteoFeli

i think the same....

October 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/brunodc2011

indeed

October 24, 2013

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Agree

November 21, 2013

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

November 16, 2013

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

June 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

September 12, 2017
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