noviembre 2017

Time expressions with ‘hacer’

Autor: | 2017-11-18T22:47:31+00:00 18/11/17|English, Gramática, Grammar, Tiempos verbales|

Hello all!

I cannot believe that I am asking this after all the years that I have spent studying Spanish, but here goes!

What is the difference in aspect and or meaning between the following:

1. Hace mucho que no te veo.

and

Hace mucho que no te he visto.

2. Hace mucho que no te escribo.

and

Hace mucho que no te he escrito.

 

Hacer + que + present tense Spanish verb (used to express an action which started in the past and continues into the present, and which equates the English ‘for’ + the present perfect)  is one of the most basic concepts/expressions and every beginner learns […]