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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126640: Present perfect simple or V-ing
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    Present perfect simple or V-ing


    Present perfect simple

    In the present perfect simple the actions are not finished or it is an assessment.

    • Subject + have/has + Verb.
    • The boys have played for two hours.
    • She has taught English for 12 years.
    • It has taken 3 years to make these shoes.
    Present perfect continuous

    In the present perfect continuous the actions are not finished and we insist on the duration.

    • Subject + have/has + been + Verb-ING.
    • They have been playing tennis for two hours.
    • She has been teaching English for one hour.
    • He has been reading this book for 3 months.

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    1. (you/ever/be) to Paris?

    2. Carlos and Fiona (play) tennis this morning.

    3. Somebody (eat) my cookies. There are none left.

    4. He (live) in New York for years.

    5. (ever/you/be) to Carlos Sainz Center?

    6. I (write) articles on different topics since 8.00 this morning.

    7. He (read) this book for two hours.

    8. They (play) football for an hour.

    9. She (find) the dress she wanted to buy.

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