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    Default difference between Present perfect and present perfect continuous

    Please I have some doubts about this. What are the differences?

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    Default Re: difference between Present perfect and present perfect continuous

    As much as I know, the present perfect tense tells about the result in the present of an action in the recent past and the progressive aspect tells about the ongoing action itself in the present.

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    Default Re: difference between Present perfect and present perfect continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by carolschorr View Post
    Please I have some doubts about this. What are the differences?
    With the present perfect, the action is complete; with the present perfect continuous, the action began in the past but has not yet been completed.

    I have read that book. (finished)
    I have been reading that book. (still reading)

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