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. How long (you watch) TV?2. I'm exhausted. I (work) very hard today.3. Hi Tom, I'm writting to you because I (not hear) from you for ages.4. I (already paint) the room.5. How long (you prepare) this dinner?6. You look tired. What (you do)?7. It (rain) for two days. The ground is very wet now.8. They (be) married since 1980.9. (you see) my red skirt honey?10. I (cut) the lawn so now I can relax.11. I (look) for you for an hour. Where have you been?12. You (drink) too much recently.13. We (wait) for you 3 hours.14. I (always believe) in his innocence.15. (you ever play) the piano?16. I (always like) her very much.17. I (cut) the lawn all day so now I'm totally exhausted.18. I (buy) a new car for my wife.19. How long (you know) about their affair?20. I (not learn) too much yet, but now I'm doing my best.