Present Perfect Continuous

We use the present perfect continuous to talk about an action or actions that started in the past and continued until recently or continues into the future.

Sometimes it refers to an action that has finished but where you can still see evidence.

Sometimes it refers to an action that has not finished.

Sometimes it refers to a series of actions.

Typical time expression that are used with the present perfect continuous include 'since', 'for', 'all week', 'for days', 'lately', 'recently', 'over the last few months'.

 

 

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