PRESENT PERFECT OR SIMPLE PAST?

PRESENT PERFECT OR SIMPLE PAST?

Mª José Andrés Andrés

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Mr Juan Cano has a garage in Seville and now he (buy) another garage in Gines. Gines is only five kilometres from Seville, but Mr Cano cannot get a telephone for his new garage, so he (buy) twelve pigeons. Yesterday, a pigeon (carry) the first message from Gines to Seville. The bird (cover) the distance in three minutes. Up to now, Mr Cano (send) a great many requests for spare parts and other urgent messages from one garage to the other. In this way, he (begin) his own private "telephone" service.