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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. We (wait) for you 3 hours.2. You (drink) too much recently.3. I (always like) her very much.4. I (not learn) too much yet, but now I'm doing my best.5. It (rain) for two days. The ground is very wet now.6. They (be) married since 1980.7. How long (you watch) TV?8. I (always believe) in his innocence.9. How long (you know) about their affair?10. I (cut) the lawn all day so now I'm totally exhausted.11. (you ever play) the piano?12. You look tired. What (you do)?13. I (look) for you for an hour. Where have you been?14. I (already paint) the room.15. Hi Tom, I'm writting to you because I (not hear) from you for ages.16. (you see) my red skirt honey?17. I'm exhausted. I (work) very hard today.18. How long (you prepare) this dinner?19. I (cut) the lawn so now I can relax.20. I (buy) a new car for my wife.