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    Cool Present perfect continuous

    Hello!

    Is the use of the present perfect continuous correct here, please?

    "The bell is louder than usual. It's so loud that I've been jumping at every break (everytime it rang) today!"

    Thank you
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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is the use of the present perfect continuous correct here, please?

    "The bell is louder than usual. It's so loud that I've been jumping at every break (every time it rang) today!"

    Thank you
    Will
    I'd say "I've jumped".

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is the use of the present perfect continuous correct here, please?

    "The bell is louder than usual. It's so loud that I've been jumping at every break (everytime it rang) today!"

    Thank you
    Will
    I'd actually go for the past simple here.

    The bell is louder than usual. It's so loud that I jumped every time it rang today!

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is the use of the present perfect continuous correct here, please?

    "The bell is louder than usual. It's so loud that I've been jumping at every break (everytime it rang) today!"

    Thank you
    Will
    Yes, if the day is not yet over, you can use the present perfect continuous. If the day is over, this is wrong.

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