Present Perfect and Past Simple Compared: Place as implicit indication of time

When an action took place somewhere and we can replace the place with the when construction, we use Past Simple and other tenses, but we don’t use Present Perfect:

I bought it in Moscow

I bought it when I was in Moscow

This is because there is an indication to time period that has already finished. This and other cases you can find in the lesson Present Perfect: When we don’t use Present Perfect in course Present Perfect Tense

Related lessons:

Present Perfect and Past Simple Compared: Sentences with when

Present Perfect and Past Simple Compared: Specified finished vs Unspecified (period of) time

Present Perfect and Past Simple Compared: Finished vs unfinished time

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