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Which is correct for the following statement?
a)I drank it already/ I drank it just now.
b)I drunk it already/I drunk it just now.

For what I leant,
we need to accompany "have" with "already" or "just now"
so I always said
"I (have) drunk it already"
although I don't said the "have".
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Hi,

Which is correct for the following statement?
a)I drank it already. Correct. Simple Past tense.
b)I drunk it already. Incorrect.
'Drunk' is the past participle of 'drink'. You'd need to say 'I have drunk it'.

For what I learnt,
we need to accompany "have" with "already", Not necessarily.
Best wishes, Clive
Thanks, Clive,

I have edited my question with the additional "just now".

Is what you said for "already" also apply for "just now"?
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The past participle form (drunk, written, gone, sung, flown, sewn, etc) must be accompanied by a have. "Already", "Just now", etc are optional, the "have" is not. This is because a lot, a really lot of verbs have the same past tense and past participle form.

Let's pretend that you used "kicked/kicked" instead of "drank/drunk".

So you'd get:
"I kicked it already." and "I kicked it already." See the problem?
Hi,

In agreement with the sentence B, it is incorrect because "Drunk" is used to the tense "participle past".

Normally, you can use "just now" in the tense perfect present. " I have drunk it just now".

Also, you can use "already" in the tense past or the tense past present. " I drank it already" or "I had drunk it already".
a)I drank it already/ I drank it just now.

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I believe the answer to your question would be as follows.
Drank is commonly uses with pluperfect and pefect tenses.
She went to the car and her cat had drunk the milk
She went to the car and the cat drank the milk
Hi,

Drank 'Drunk' is used with pluperfect and perfect tenses.Emotion: smile

Clive
There is no problem with that. "Kicked" is used as the past tense while "have kicked" is used as the past participle since there is no such word as kicken. Either "I kicked it already" or, "I have kicked it already." Your choice.
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