Present Perfect Continuous Negative 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 negative sentences using the present perfect continuous.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Perfect Continuous Negative Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct negative form of the verb in the present perfect continuous.
1.
He (not, to play) videogames since this morning.
2.
We (not, to learn) to play the guitar for five months.
3.
My friend (not, to drink) since 11 am this morning.
4.
I (not, to prune) my tulips since this morning.
5.
He (not, to wait) for over three hours.
6.
They (not, to drive) in circles for over an hour.
7.
My friend (not, to compete) in any competitions lately.
8.
I (not, to feel) well since last night.
9.
You (not, to train) for the upcoming competition.
10.
They (not, to garden) all day.

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