Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present Perfect Continuous Tense :

General Form :

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

Examples :

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

2. It has been raining heavily since the last night.

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

4. The masons have been building this house for two months.

5. She has been studying in Lady Doak college for three years.

6. He has been demanding dowry of a BMW car worth of fifty lakhs rupees.

Keywords which will indicate the presence of this tense in the sentences :


Few sentences in this tense form :

I have been eating a mango.
I have been going to England.
I have been buying a house.
I have been losing my passport.
I have been bringing my certificates.
I have been wiping my car.

We have been finishing our work last week.
We have been coming from England.
We have been buying a new car.
We have been going there with our friends.
We have been hiding money in the bedroom.
We have been threatening your friends.

You have been forgetting it.
You have been writing a letter to your friend.
You have been going to bed.
You have been using it.
You have been managing them.
You have been walking along the road.

They have been seeing it.
They have been retaining the movie.
They have been showing the models.
They have been finishing the work.
They have been broking my leg.
They have been typing their thesis for quite some time.

He has been going to America.
He has been missing his daughter.
He has been sending money to his wife.
He has been writing a story.
He has been choosing me as his project-guide.

She has been working in Germany.
She has been going out.
She has been receiving a letter.
She has been already telling her father.
She has been dancing with James.

It has been opening itself.
It has been growing well.
It has been building a nest.
It has been standing on the hill.
It has been living in this house.
It has been standing there for a last five years.

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