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Hi I'd like the clarify about the usage of has 'had' in the sentences below.

1. Im thrilled with the fact that weight lifting has had helped me to regain my left arm strength I'd lost in a childhood accident.

2. I'm still recovering from the joint injury I have had in an car accident 2 weeks ago.

Are these two sentences gramatically correct?
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1. Im thrilled with the fact that weight lifting has had helped me to regain my left arm strength I'd lost in a childhood accident.

2. I'm still recovering from the joint injury I had in an car accident 2 weeks ago.

In present prefect you have to use Verb have+main verb in past participle.
Imagine if you have a present now, given by a relative of yours:
you say :I've had a present given by a relative of mine

Try to explain better what is your doubt
Actuall, I wouldn't use present perfect in the secnd sentence, because we don't use Present Perfect Tense with the words like ago, last etc. So it's better to say : I'm still recovering from the joint injury I had in a car accident 2 weeks ago. (Past SImple Tense)
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You're right i did't see the "ago".
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1. Im thrilled with the fact that weight lifting has had helped me to regain my left arm strength I'd lost in a childhood accident.

2. I'm still recovering from the joint injury I had in an car accident 2 weeks ago.

In present prefect you have to use Verb have+main verb in past participle.

Imagine if you have a present now, given by a relative of yours:

you say :I've had a present given by a relative of mine

Try to explain better what is your doubt

Thanks for your reply. My doubt is, when is apropriate to use 'has had' in a sentence?

In #1, I wanted to say weight lifting had helped me to regain my arm strength I had lost in an accident. Now that I've regained my arm strength, it is still weaker than the right arm. So I wanted to say it had helped me in the past and is still helping me to improve the condition of the left arm.

#2. I had an accident 2 weeks ago and it still having impact on me now. Isn't it the same pattern as the one you suggested in your post?

>My doubt is, when is apropriate to use 'has had' in a sentence?

appropriate

This injury has had a constant effect on my training. up to/until now
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So I wanted to say it had helped me in the past and is still helping me to improve the condition of the left arm.
-If you wanted to say that it helped you in the past and it still has effect on you now, you use the present perfect.
So you should use have/has had always you use the verb have in the present prefect.example:
I've had awesome holidays in Tunisia.

In the second sentence if you want to say that it still has an impact on you ,you use the verb have in the present prefect, you can't use the word "ago"
I'm still recovering from the joint injury I've had in a car accident 2 weeks ago(if you use the present prefect you can't mention the time something happened).
or
I'm still recovering from the joint injury I had 2 weeks ago.(present simple)

Oh I got it finally. Thanks for clearing my doubtsEmotion: big smile
I have helped her yesterday
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