Present Perfect Continuous Mixed Exercise 1

The present perfect continuous is a tense in English to talk about actions and events that started in the past and have continued up to the present moment. The difference between the present perfect continuous and the present perfect (simple) is that the former is used to talk about longer actions and events and when the focus is on the duration.

This is an exercise about forming sentences using the present perfect continuous.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Perfect Continuous Mixed Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present perfect continuous.
1.
We (to wait) for over four hours for our friend to arrive.
2.
What (you, to do) for the last six weeks?
3.
I (to study) a lot!
4.
My mother (to clean) for 30 minutes.
5.
(they, to talk) on the phone for hours?
6.
Our friend (to cook) since this morning.
7.
He (to read) that book since he got it last night.
8.
I (not, to keep) track of time.
9.
JK Rowling (not, to write) a new book for the last couple of years.
10.
The fire (to burn) since last night.

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