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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > PRESENT PERFECT    



Hi everybody!
Could this sentences be in present perfect continuous too?
"I have done everything I needed today! Hurray!!!
Thanks in advance 

25 May 2017      

United States

It doesn īt work very well in the continuous version, because the continuous tenses have to do with a process over time, and "that I needed" deals with the result, rather than the process. It isn īt impossible, though, especially if the work was interrupted before being finished.
I have been doing everything I needed today (until now), so it īs time for a break.

25 May 2017     


Thanks a lot, I "I needed" was a clue for me but I had just a little doubt.
Thanks again 

25 May 2017     

United States

It would sound more fluent in my area to say, "I have done everything I needed to today! Hurray!!!" or "I have done everything I needed to do today! Hurray!!! OR "I have done everything I needed to get done today! Hurray!!! It sounds incomplete to say "I have done everything I needed today! Hurray!!!"

25 May 2017