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Short forms and long forms in the Present Perfect Simple

How to use short/contracted forms with the Present Perfect Simple

We often use short/contracted forms of auxiliaries in spoken English. The Present Perfect Simple is formed with the auxiliary have, so short/contracted forms are used frequently with this tense.

1. Affirmative forms

PronounsLong formsContracted forms
II have goneIve gone
youyou have goneyouve gone
he, she, ithe has gonehes gone
we, you, theywe have goneweve gone

2. Negative forms

PronounsLong formsContracted forms
II have not goneIve not gone
I haven’t gone
youyou have not goneyouve not gone
you haven’t gone
he, she, ithe has not gonehes not gone
he hasn’t gone
we, you, theythey have not gonetheyve not gone
they haven’t gone