present perfect simple + SINCE

present perfect simple + SINCE

Point 33 in the category of PAST is defined as:

present perfect simple + ‘since’ to talk about duration.


PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

have read a lot of books about cooking since then.

Chinese male, level 3 writing class.

 

We have been friends since we were high-school students.

Korean female, level 3 writing class.


An iWeb search for:

_VH _VVN since

*we removed ‘had’

1 HAS CHANGED SINCE 11097
2 HAVE PASSED SINCE 7332

3 HAVE CHANGED SINCE 5897
4 HAS PASSED SINCE 3644
5 HAS HAPPENED SINCE 2759
6 HAS HELD SINCE 2047
7 HAS EXISTED SINCE 1623

9 HAVE OCCURRED SINCE 1408
10 HAS IMPROVED SINCE 1340
11 HAS GROWN SINCE 1171
12 HAVE ELAPSED SINCE 1166
13 HAS INCREASED SINCE 1009
14 HAS EVOLVED SINCE 975
15 ‘VE SEEN SINCE 888
16 HAS DOUBLED SINCE 876
17 HAS ELAPSED SINCE 737
18 HAVE SEEN SINCE 726

20 HAS OCCURRED SINCE 632
21 HAS SEEN SINCE 604
22 HAVE IMPROVED SINCE 583
23 HAS MADE SINCE 579
24 HAS WORKED SINCE 572
25 HAS DECLINED SINCE 517
26 ‘VE KNOWN SINCE 496
27 HAVE DIED SINCE 495
28 HAVE EXISTED SINCE 492
29 HAVE INCREASED SINCE 485
30 HAVE COME SINCE 457
31 HAS COME SINCE 451
32 HAVE KNOWN SINCE 442
33 HAS RISEN SINCE 423
34 HAVE HAPPENED SINCE 402
35 HAS SERVED SINCE 399
36 HAVE MADE SINCE 379
37 ‘S HAPPENED SINCE 330
38 HAS TAUGHT SINCE 325
39 HAS FALLEN SINCE 306
40 HAS CONTINUED SINCE 301
41 HAS DECREASED SINCE 294

43 HAS KNOWN SINCE 266
44 HAS STRUGGLED SINCE 263
45 HAVE EVOLVED SINCE 256
46 HAS OPERATED SINCE 241
47 HAS DEVELOPED SINCE 223
48 HAS TRIPLED SINCE 223
49 HAS RECEIVED SINCE 202

51 HAS LIVED SINCE 189

53 HAVE EMERGED SINCE 174
54 HAVE DOUBLED SINCE 172
55 ‘VE LEARNED SINCE 168

57 HAS STOOD SINCE 160
58 HAVE ARISEN SINCE 159
59 HAVE LEARNED SINCE 159
60 HAS EXPERIENCED SINCE 150
61 ‘VE MADE SINCE 144
62 HAVE USED SINCE 143
63 HAVE RISEN SINCE 142

65 HAVE DECLINED SINCE 140
66 HAS QUADRUPLED SINCE 136
67 HAVE DEVELOPED SINCE 134
68 HAS RUN SINCE 133
69 HAVE RECEIVED SINCE 128
70 HAS TAKEN SINCE 127
71 HAVE APPEARED SINCE 126
72 HAVE GROWN SINCE 125
73 HAS SUFFERED SINCE 123
74 HAS DROPPED SINCE 123


A2:

fallen, grown, happened, held, improved, passed, received, served, since, stood

B1:
appeared, continued, decreased, developed, dropped, existed, experienced, increased, operated, risen

B2:
declined, doubled, emerged, occurred, struggled, suffered

C1:
arisen, evolved

C2:
elapsed

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