Present Perfect Progressive Rules


Here you can find tables with Present Perfect Progressive rules on:
positive sentences, negative sentences and questions.

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Positive Sentences

Who? Form of verb Examples
I  have + been + verb + ing I have been waiting for an hour.
He/She/It  has + been + verb + ing He has been waiting for an hour.
She has been waiting for an hour.
It has been waiting for an hour.
You have + been + verb + ing You have been waiting for an hour.
We We have been waiting for an hour.
They They have been waiting for an hour.

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Negative Sentences

Who? Form of verb Examples
I  have + not + been +
verb + ing

 haven't + been +
verb + ing
I have not been waiting for an hour.

I haven't been waiting for an hour.
He/She/It has + not + been +
verb + ing

hasn't + been +
verb + ing
He has not been waiting for an hour.
He hasn't been waiting for an hour.

She has not been waiting for an hour.
She hasn't been waiting for an hour.

It has not been waiting for an hour.
It hasn't been waiting for an hour.
You have + not + been +
verb + ing

haven't + been +
verb + ing

You have not been waiting for an hour.
You haven't been waiting for an hour.
We We have not been waiting for an hour.
We haven't been waiting for an hour.
They They have not been waiting for an hour.
They haven't been waiting for an hour.


Question Sentences


Who? Form of verb Examples
Have I been + verb + ing Have I been waiting for an hour?
Has he/she/it Has he been waiting for an hour?
Has she been waiting for an hour?
Has it been waiting for an hour?
Have you Have you been waiting for an hour?
we Have we been waiting for an hour?
they Have they been waiting for an hour?

So these are the Present Perfect Progressive rules.

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What's Next?

  1. You can read, or read again, how do we use the Present Perfect Progressive

  2. Practice, practice, practice with the Exercises

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