Is this proper grammar?

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I haven't came across that? Or is it "haven't come across"?

asked Jan 19 at 06:34 Maisha tawasha New member

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I haven't come across is correct. 

link comment answered Jan 19 at 16:55 Sanjay Contributor
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Sanjay is correct, and here is why.

Both the present and past perfect tenses (this is present perfect) use 'have' or 'had' plus the past participle. To come is irregular and 'come' is the past participle.

I haven't come across that.  Present perfect.

I hadn't come across that.  Past perfect.

link comment answered Jan 19 at 17:40 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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