Present Perfect: Has Mark phoned x Did Mark phoned

Everaldo
These two sentence are possible.
We have heard that you have rooms to let.( Present Perfect)
We heard that you have rooms to let. (Simple Past )

Has Mark phoned?
Did Mark phoned?

I've given your old radio to Philip.
I gave your old radio to Philip.

Are there differnce in meaning of these sentence?

Everaldo
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Flavia.lm 4055 1 10 94
Aí vai meu ponto de vista:
We have heard that you have rooms to let.( Present Perfect)
We heard that you have rooms to let. (Simple Past )
Ambas possíveis e corretas.
Has Mark phoned?
Did Mark phoned?
O correto é Did Mark phone? (Did -> verbo no infinitivo)
Tirando o "d", ambas possíveis e corretas.
I've given your old radio to Philip.
I gave your old radio to Philip.
A segunda me parece melhor, uma vez que o rádio foi dado, e ponto final (a ação não sugere continuidade). Mas existe a possibilidade de ter acabado de acontecer, então: "I've (just) given your old radio to Philip". --> ou seja, tb correta.

Everaldo
Thanks for your answering. I get it.

Everaldo

flaviaromao 15
None of those sentences are wrong.

An American is more likely to ask "Did Mark phone?", whereas an English is more likely to say "Has Mark phoned?".