The present perfect progressive is used for an activity begun at some time in the past – indicated by an adverbial phrase of time – and continuing at the moment of speaking.

Structure :

has + been going
have + been going

 

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Examples of The present perfect progressive

I have been swimming for nearly half an hour.

We have been running for more than two hours.

Preparations for the meeting have been going on for  some time.

I have been trying to buy that music vinyl for years.

I have been studying English language since January.

Have you been walking long ?

She has been sitting there for some time now.

He has been working so hard this month.

 

The Present Perfect

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

The Simple Present Tense

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

The Present Progressive Tense

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

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