Mi novio ha llegado a casa

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Mi novio ha llegado a casa

Why does the use the preterite perfect rather than the simple preterite? 

Asked 1 year ago
MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The present perfect is used for events that have happened recently (usually within the same day). The exercise starts with - what a surprise I got today and all the things she talks about happened today so are within the same timeframe.

Mi novio ha llegado a casa

Why does the use the preterite perfect rather than the simple preterite? 

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