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Present perfect (british humour)

There were four race horses in a stable one day. It was raining and they were bored so they started talking about their track records. One of them boasted,

 ‘I’ve been in eight races so far this year and I’ve won five of them’   

That’s nothing!’ interrupted the second race horse, I’ve run in twelve races since the beginning of this year and I’ve won seven of them.’

The third race horse broke in,    ‘Well, I’ve taken part in 15 races this year and I’ve won ten of them.’  

I’ve done better than any of you,’ claimed the fourth race horse. ‘So far this year I’ve been in 18 races and I’ve only lost four of them.’

At this point, they noticed that a small greyhound dog was sitting and listening to their conversation, wagging his tail.

I don’t want to brag,’ he said, ‘But I’ve been in forty five races this year up till now and I haven’t lost any of them!’

The horses were absolutely amazed.    ‘That’s just incredible! I’ve never heard anything like it!’ said one of them, after an impressed silence, ‘A talking dog!’

(source: www.esljokes.net )

Present perfect

El “Present Perfect” es un tiempo que sirve para describir acciones sucedidas en el pasado pero dentro de un periodo de tiempo que guarda alguna relación con el presente.

Equivale en castellano al pretérito perfecto

I have bought a car. Me he comprado un coche  (nos indica que la acción de comprar el coche acaba de realizarse)

She has seen Paul twice this week. Ha visto a Paul dos veces esta semana (el periodo de tiempo “esta semana” no ha acabado)

  • I have [I’ve] talked to Peter. (He hablado con Peter.)
  • She has [She’s] gone to work. (Ha ido a su trabajo.)
  • We have not [We haven’t] been to London. (No hemos ido a Londres.)
  • Have they learned English? (¿Han aprendido inglés?)

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100 things to do before you die

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Typical Traditional British Dishes

If you visit England, Scotland or Wales, you can still be served up the traditional foods we have been eating for years.

This text contains information about some of England’s most popular traditional dishes.

“Harry’s mouth fell open. The dishes in front of him were now piled with food. He had never seen so many things he liked to eat on one table: roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops and lamb chops, Yorkshire pudding, peas, carrots, gravy, ketchup and, for some strange reason, mint humbugs.”Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J. K. Rowling

Main meal dishes in England

Roast Beef Yorkshire Pudding Toad-in-the-Hole
Roast Meats Fish and Chips Ploughman’s Lunch
Cottage Pie Shepherd’s Pie Gammon Steak with egg
Lancashire Hotpot Bubble and Squeak English Breakfast
Bangers and Mash Black Pudding Bacon Roly-Poly
Cumberland Sausage Pie and Mash with parsley liquor

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Traditional British food

Fish and chips

 

Fish and chips

Pie and mash

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Sunday roast

Roast beef at Hix

Full English breakfast

Full English breakfast at Roast

Afternoon tea

Afternoon tea at The Savoy, London

 

 

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