Active voice-Present perfect continuous tense



Present perfect continuous tense rules and application

 

Sentence: I eat food.

In the above sentence I is the subject, eat is the verb and food is the object.

1st form of verb: eat, 2nd form of verb: ate, 3rd form of verb: eaten

Positive sentence

(I, We, They, You) as a subject

Subject + have + been +1st form of verb + ing + object

 

I have been eating food.

We have been eating food.

They have been eating food.

You have been eating food.

 

(He, She, It) as a subject

Subject + has + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

He has been eating food.

She has been eating food.

It has has eating food.

 

Negative sentence

(I, We, They, You) as a subject

Subject+ have + not + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

I have not been eating food.

We have not been eating food.

They have not been eating food.

You have not been eating food.

 

(He, She, It) as a subject

Subject + has+ 3rd form of verb + object

 

He has not been eating food.

She has not been eating food.

It has not been eating food.

 

Interrogative sentence

(I, We, They, You) as a subject

Have + subject + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

Have I been eating food?

Have we been eating food?

Have they been eating food?

Have you been eating food?

 

(He, She, It) as a subject

Has + subject + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

Has he been eating food?

Has she been eating food?

Has it been eating food?

 






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