Present and Past Perfect Continuous Tenses



Perfect Continuous Tenses: Present and Past:-


Past Perfect Continuous Tense:


A sentence in which action began in the distant past and the same action or performing of action, either complete or incomplete, continued to be performed or repeated till the time of reporting e.g.

a) He had been going to school. ( It shows doing of an action in routine)
b) I had been doing my work. ( It shows doing of work for some time the span of which is not yet reported here)

c) The teachers had been fulfilling their commitment since their joining. ( It shows doing of an action and the beginning of action is reported)

What do we need to remember here?

We use present participle form of verb in Perfect continuous tenses.


Present Perfect Continuous Tense:


A sentence in which action began in the past and the same action or performing of action, either complete or incomplete, continued to be performed or repeated till the time of reporting in the present e.g.



a) He has been going to school. ( It shows doing of an action in routine)
b) I have been doing my work. ( It shows doing of work for some time the span of which is not yet reported here)
c) The teachers have been fulfilling their commitment since their joining. ( It shows doing of an action and the beginning of action is reported)

What do we need to remember here? We use present participle form of verb in Perfect continuous tenses.

Note: All continuous (progressive) tenses would take present participle form of verb.





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