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Yes, I booked it already vs. I've already booked it



 
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Yes, I booked it already vs. I've already booked it #1 (permalink) Sat May 21, 2011 12:37 pm   Yes, I booked it already vs. I've already booked it
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #255 "Dialogue Comprehension (4)", question 8

Did you book the hotel? .........

(a) I read it already.
(b) I have to buy a bookmark.
(c) Yes, I booked it already.
(d) Yes, I found it in the garage.

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #255 "Dialogue Comprehension (4)", answer 8

Did you book the hotel? Yes, I booked it already.

Correct answer: (c) Yes, I booked it already.
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why not: I have aleardy booked it, or I have booked it already?
isn't ,,already'' always with present perfect tense?
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Yes, I booked it already vs. I've already booked it #2 (permalink) Sat May 21, 2011 13:19 pm   Yes, I booked it already vs. I've already booked it
 

The options you suggest are permissible too, and would probably be more common (at least in the UK).
Personally, I would always use 'have' there, but it's become acceptable to use it as it is in the example.
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