Present perfect continuous tense exercise

June 27, 2014pdf

Make sentences in the present perfect continuous tense using the verbs given in the brackets. In the case of questions, the subject is also indicated in the brackets.

1. How long ……………………. (you wait) for?

2. We …………………….. in this street for twenty years. (live)

3. He …………………… in the garden since morning. (work)

4. It ……………………. (rain) since yesterday.

5. I ………………… this laptop for three years. (use)

6. The workers ………………….. higher wages for a long time. (demand)

7. The girl ……………………. her lessons. (learn)

8. The children …………………….. in the garden. (play)

9. ‘You look tired.’ ‘Yes, I …………………….’ (run)

10. Who ………………….. in my bed? (sleep)

Answers

1. How long have you been waiting for?

2. We have been living in this street for twenty years.

3. He has been working in the garden since morning.

4. It has been raining since yesterday.

5. I have been using this laptop for three years.

6. The workers have been demanding higher wages for a long time.

7. The girl has been learning her lessons.

8. The children have been playing in the garden.

9. ‘You look tired.’ ‘Yes, I have been running

10. Who has been sleeping in my bed?

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