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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #70620: Present perfect continuous tense
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    Present perfect continuous tense

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    English exercise "Present perfect continuous tense" created by sreedhar with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from sreedhar]
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    1. He (feel) unwell for some weeks now.

    2. The two ladies (sing) songs since morning without getting tired.

    3. The children (play) for several hours now and need to be called indoors.

    4. She (eat) some junk food or other for years and now suffers from various stomach problems.

    5. They (read) books in large numbers on the subject and so are very knowledgeable about it now.

    6. I (write) letters for the past two hours and my hands are beginning to ache.

    7. He (run) here and there for a job and has finally found one .

    8. It (rain) since this morning. How irritating!

    9. Politicians (fool) the public for several years and the public has become wiser now.

    10. The poor old lady (cook) meals for a large number of people for some years now.

    11. He (request) a transfer since 2000 .

    12. They (waste) their time all these months and now all of a sudden have got serious and are studying hard.

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