bought a computer last week

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #180 [color=blue]“Basic Grammar Exercises (1)”, question 5

I a new computer last week.

(a) bought
(b) will buy
© buy
(d) have bought

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #180 [color=blue]“Basic Grammar Exercises (1)”, answer 5

I bought a new computer last week.

Correct answer: (a) bought

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
I have bought a new computer last week.
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Why have bought should not use?

Because ‘last week’ indicates the time so you need to use simple past. You can’t use the present perfect with time indicators such as last week, last month, last Friday, two weeks ago, in 2012, etc.[YSaerTTEW443543]

TOEIC listening, question-response: How much interest does First Bank pay?[YSaerTTEW443543]

Thank u so much Torsten!!!