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Hi,
this is probably the dumbest question, but maybe it's not... is it impossible to use the present perfect with "ago"? Take a look at these:

I've already seen that movie a couple of months ago.
I've just seen your sister a few minutes ago.

Comments? Thanks.
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Thank you very much!!!

Anyway, maybe it was not clear from my post, but I don't have any problems with the tenses with "just" and "already" when they are used alone...

I use both the present perfect and the simple past with "already", and I have no problems:
I've already seen that movie.
I already checked it.

I always use the simple past with "just", and never use the present perfect (although I know it's ok too), and I have no problems:
I just tried to do it.

My problems started when I decided to add a time reference to those sentences:
I've already seen that movie yesterday.
I already checked it a few minutes ago.
I just bought one a few minutes ago.
I've just bought one a few minutes ago.


That's why I said that it seems only "just + simple past" works (in those cases where a time reference is included). Emotion: smile
KooyeenMy problems started when I decided to add a time reference to those sentences:
I've already seen that movie yesterday. I don't like it. Adding a dash to make it an after-thought would help, though:
I've already seen that movie -- yesterday.

I already checked it a few minutes ago.
Sounds somewhat unusual -- possibly emphatic.
I just bought one a few minutes ago.
Quite natural.
I've just bought one a few minutes ago.
I don't like it. Emotion: stick out tongue

That's why I said that it seems only "just + simple past" works (in those cases where a time reference is included). Emotion: smile
It seems your feeling was pretty darn good.Emotion: smile

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(I added my comments again for other readers -- not really for you.) Emotion: wink
Wh-wh-why not for me? Emotion: crying
Don't be afraid to give me your opinion, you know I like it. Thank you so much again, Amy. It was clearer, now it's more clearer, most clearest, I would say. LOL Emotion: wink
Could you please give me more information about how and where I can use ago with present perfect tense?
scarf gray 871 Could you please give me more information about how and where I can use ago with present perfect tense?

Study the examples at the link below.

https://fraze.it/n_search.jsp?q=ago+%2Ft%3App&l=0

CJ

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