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Present perfect continuous
Present perfect continuous tense is used for an action beginning in the past and continuing in the present.
Example: Jack has been sitting here for 3 hours. The example shows that Jack sat here 3 hours ago and continues until now.
Affirmative form: Subject + has/have + been + verb (infinitive) + ing.
Negative form: Subject + has/have + not + been + verb (infinitive) + ing.
Interrogative form: Has/Have been + subject + verb (infinitive) + ing?
Present perfect continuous tense is usually used with verbs that express subject situation.
Verbs like: stay, wait, study, live, lie, learn, rest, sit, and stand...and others.
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