Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?
1.I have been waiting for you a whole hour.
2.I have been looking for you the whole afternoon, dona Lucia.
3.Stop playing ches! You have been playing for an hour. It’s high time for you to turn to chemistry.
4.Oh, my goodness! I have been smoking for at least forty years.
5. He had been scraping for years to buy a car.
6.I had been smoking at least forty years, when I decided to give up smoking.
7.I had been waiting for you a whole hour when I decided that I could wait no longer. I regret the necessity of going away, it is not my fault.
Thank you for your efforts.
Last edited by vil; 26-Jul-2009 at 17:57.