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    Default Present Perfect or Present Perfect Progressive

    Hello everyone,
    would you please correct the following exercise? I have to use Present Perfect and Present Perfect Progressive.

    Thanks a lot



    Choose the right tense and make sentences with for and since.
    1.) Megan - write - in diary - _______ half an hour.
    Megan has been writing in her diary for half an hour.

    2.) She - like - Hannah - ______________ she first met her.
    She has liked Hanna since she first met her.

    3.) Lucy - play - tennis - _________ two hours.
    Lucy has been playing tennis for two hours.

    4.) Alison - talk - to boyfriend - _______ over an hour.
    Alison has been talking to her boyfriend for over an hour.

    5.) Oliver - look for - his felt pens - ________ the second period.
    Oliver has looked for his felt pens since the second period.

    6.) sun - shine - ________ breakfast.
    The sun have shone since breakfast.

    7.) Rita - clean - bike - _______ one hour now.
    Rita has been cleaning her bike for one hour now.

    8.) Ali - have - new bike - _________ his last birthday.
    Ali have had a new bike since his last birthday.

    9.) We - wait - for you - ______ such a long time now.
    We have been waiting for you for such a long time now.

    10.) Kim - miss - Tony - ________ she last saw him at his party.
    Kim has missed Tony since she last saw him at his party.

    11.) Lisa and her friends - stand - at bus stop - _______ twenty minutes.
    Lisa and her friends have been standing at the bus stop for twenty minutes.

    12.) This garden - belong to - old Mr Warner - _______ ages.
    This gargen have belonged to old Mr Warner for ages.

    13.) We all - love - breaks more than anything else - ________ we started school.
    We all have loved breaks more than anything else since we started school.

    14.) Megan - look at - street map of London - _______ over an hour now.
    Megan has been looking at the street map of London for over an hour now.

    15.) Just one last question: _______ you _____________________ (enjoy) this exercise?
    Just one last question: Have you enjoyed this exercise?

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    Default Re: Present Perfect or Present Perfect Progressive

    These are wrong: 5, 6, 8 and 12.

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    Default Re: Present Perfect or Present Perfect Progressive

    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    These are wrong: 5, 6, 8 and 12.
    Thank you. I would try it again

    5.) Oliver - look for - his felt pens - ________ the second period.
    Oliver has been looking for his felt pens for the second period.

    6.) sun - shine - ________ breakfast.
    The sun have been shining since breakfast.

    8.) Ali - have - new bike - _________ his last birthday.
    Ali has had a new bike since his last birthday.

    12.) This garden - belong to - old Mr Warner - _______ ages.
    This garden has belonged to old Mr Warner for ages.

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    Default Re: Present Perfect or Present Perfect Progressive

    Change 'for' to 'since' in (5) and 'have' to 'has' in (6), and you've got it, Dany.

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    Default Re: Present Perfect or Present Perfect Progressive

    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    Change 'for' to 'since' in (5) and 'have' to 'has' in (6), and you've got it, Dany.
    Thanks a lot

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