Present Perfect Continuous Tense

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Present Perfect Continuous Tense :

Subject + has / have + been + verb + ing

He / She / It / All singular subjects – has + been + verb + ing

I / We / You / They / All Plural subjects – have + been + verb + ing

Rules :

If the sentence has the words SINCE or FOR, that indicates that the action started in the past and that action is still continuing. There we have to use Present Tense Continuous Tense.

Examples :

We have been working hard for the examination for three months.

It has been raining heavily since the last night.

My father has been serving in the army for five years.

The masons have been building this house for two months.

We have been living in this town for the last 6 years.

It has been here for the last 200 years.

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