Present Perfect (1) have/has + past participleRevision:
ago - for ages - clear up - hang out - pretty + adjective Vocabularyago
- the past; back in time from the present, i.e.
- We went to Italy three years ago.
- He was here half an hour ago.
- a long time, (relative to context) i.e.
(to) catch up - (Phrasal Verb) In this conversation - to share news with a
- It's ages since I've had a holiday. (Perhaps 3-5 years)
- I haven't bought a newspaper for ages. (Possibly 3-5 months)
friend when you haven't
seen them for a while, i.e.- I must Sally soon, we've to a lot of catching up to do.- Let's meet on Saturday and catch up.(to) clear up
- (Phrasal Verb) to clean and tidy, i.e.
(to) hang out
- I must clear up the house before my parents get back.
- (Phrasal Verb) to socialise with friends, i.e.
- She hangs out with her friend's every weekend.
- (as quantifier) to strengthen an adjective, i.e. - He's a pretty good cook. - She did pretty well in her exams.
for - since - ago - these words are not used together, i.e.
I haven't seen her for six months.
I haven't seen her since June.
I saw her six months ago.