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    Default Present Perfect Continuous

    Put the verbs in the bracket into Present Perfect Continuous Tense:

    1. I ______________ (wait) about half an hour.
    2. It _______________ (rain) for two days now. There'll be a flood soon.
    3. You ______________ (drive) all day. Let me drive now.
    4. I'm on a diet. I _______________ (eat) nothing but bananas for the last month.
    5. Ever since he came to us that man _____________ (try) to make trouble.

    My answers:

    1. have been waiting
    2. have been raining
    3. have been driving
    4. haven't been eating
    5. have been trying

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    Default Re: Present Perfect Continuous

    I AM NOT A TEACHER.

    Hi,
    my answer for your question 2 would be "has been raining" because of "it".
    question 4 : have been eating
    question 5 : had been trying because of the word "ever since".

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    Default Re: Present Perfect Continuous

    bagzi94,

    Here are my answers:

    1. have been waiting

    2. have been raining

    3. have been driving

    4. have been eating
    nothing but
    only; no more/less than
    Nothing but a miracle can save her now.I want nothing but the best for my children.

    5. has been trying
    ever since
    continually or often from a past time until now
    ▪ We both liked the idea and have been working on it ever since. [=since then] ▪ I went to the festival its first year and have been returning ever since.

    Last edited by sunsunmoon; 28-May-2011 at 16:43.

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