Present Perfect Continuous

Positive:
My hands are dirty, I have been repairing my bike.
We have been learning English for 6 months.
He has been running. He is out of breath.
They have been playing tennis since 12 o’clock.
The ground is wet, but it’s not raining. It has been raining.

Negative:
My hands aren’t dirty. I have not been repairing my bike.
We have not been learning English for 6 months.
He has not been running recently. He is not out of breath.
They have not been playing tennis since 12 o’clock.
The ground is dry, and it’s not raining. It has not been raining.

Question:
Your hands are dirty. Have you been repairing your bike?
How long have we been learning English?
Has he been running? He is out of breath.
How long have they been playing tennis?
The ground is wet. Has it been raining?

Usage: We use the Present Perfect Continuous for an activity that may still be going on, or may have just finished, or repeated over a period of time. There is connection with NOW.

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