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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. I (always believe) in his innocence.2. We (wait) for you 3 hours.3. They (be) married since 1980.4. How long (you watch) TV?5. (you see) my red skirt honey?6. I (cut) the lawn all day so now I'm totally exhausted.7. I (look) for you for an hour. Where have you been?8. (you ever play) the piano?9. I (already paint) the room.10. I (cut) the lawn so now I can relax.11. How long (you know) about their affair?12. You (drink) too much recently.13. You look tired. What (you do)?14. How long (you prepare) this dinner?15. I (not learn) too much yet, but now I'm doing my best.16. It (rain) for two days. The ground is very wet now.17. I'm exhausted. I (work) very hard today.18. I (always like) her very much.19. I (buy) a new car for my wife.20. Hi Tom, I'm writting to you because I (not hear) from you for ages.