Present Perfect Continous is used to indicate that some action in the current time has been going on for some time and is not yet over.
Present Perfect Continous (सतत् पूर्ण वर्तमान) उन कार्यों के बारे में बताता है जो पिछले कुछ समय से चल रहे हैं और अभी तक पूर्ण नहीं हुए हैं.
Verbs Used : Has been , Have been
|I have been walking.||यह वाक्य बताता है कि मैं चल रहा हूँ – यह वर्तमान में हो रही एक हरकत का विवरण है. यहाँ has been walking इन तीन शब्दों को मिला कर वर्ब बना है.
Here the tense is formed by three words – have been walking. It states an action that has been happening for some time and still continues to happen.
He has been speaking.
He has not been speaking.
Has he been speaking?
Key Points :
- putting emphasis on the course or duration (not the result)
- action that recently stopped or is still going on
- finished action that influenced the present