DiscoverGrammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing727 - The Quirky Australian 'Crime' Tense. 'Hopefully.'
727 - The Quirky Australian 'Crime' Tense. 'Hopefully.'

727 - The Quirky Australian 'Crime' Tense. 'Hopefully.'

Update: 2019-09-302
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A listener asked why Australians use the present perfect tense in a way you won't hear in British or American English. You'll often hear it in crime reports or on the radio. Also, we look at a slightly controversial use of the word "hopefully."
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727 - The Quirky Australian 'Crime' Tense. 'Hopefully.'

727 - The Quirky Australian 'Crime' Tense. 'Hopefully.'