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Simple Aspect and Perfect aspect in Tense construction

What is the difference between the Simple aspect and the Perfect aspect? Background: It says: "The simple aspect does not tell us whether action is ongoing or complete as it does not contain ...
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"Let me know how you <get on> <are getting on> at your new job."

from (1a) I hear you've got a new job. How do you get on? — incorrect (1b) I hear you've got a new job. How are you getting on? — correct from (2a) ...
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Past Simple or Past Perfect in context of a story

we were creating a story and stumbled over this sentence: I remembered the day when she had come up with an idea... So in this sentence is it better to use Past Perfect or is it better to say "...
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AmE_ where did…? Vs where have…?

My friend planned to visit my country for a week. Now it is his 3rd day he has been in my country. I want to know which places (did he visit)/(has he visited), so that I can recommend him other places ...
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