Category: English tenses

Present perfect simple or present perfect continuous?

Put each verb in brackets into the present perfect simple or the present perfect continuous.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. I (always like) her very much.2. You (drink) too much recently.3. I (not learn) too much yet, but now I'm doing my best.4. I'm exhausted. I (work) very hard today.5. I (already paint) the room.6. I (cut) the lawn so now I can relax.7. How long (you prepare) this dinner?8. (you see) my red skirt honey?9. We (wait) for you 3 hours.10. I (cut) the lawn all day so now I'm totally exhausted.11. I (look) for you for an hour. Where have you been?12. They (be) married since 1980.13. Hi Tom, I'm writting to you because I (not hear) from you for ages.14. I (buy) a new car for my wife.15. How long (you watch) TV?16. I (always believe) in his innocence.17. (you ever play) the piano?18. It (rain) for two days. The ground is very wet now.19. You look tired. What (you do)?20. How long (you know) about their affair?