Present perfect continuous čas uporabim, ko govorim o:
1. PRETEKLEM DEJANJU,
KI SE JE KONČALO PRED KRATKIM.
LAHKO OMENIM, KAKŠNE POSLEDICE
IMA TO DEJANJE V SEDANJOSTI.
I’m exhausted because I have been working hard.
The street is wet. Has it been raining?
We haven’t been paying attention so we don’t remember it.
2. DEJANJU, KI SE JE ZAČELO
V PRETEKLOSTI IN ŠE VEDNO TRAJA.
FOR ALI SINCE.
She has been learning English for 3 years.
Have they been seeing each other since last year?
We haven’t been working for a long time.
3. DEJANJU, KI SE JE ZAČELO
V PRETEKLOSTI IN ŠE VEDNO TRAJA,
AMPAK GA VIDIMO
KOT ZAČASNO, TRENUTNO.
POMAGAMO SI S PRISLOVOMA
RECENTLY ALI LATELY.
We have been going to galleries recently.
I haven’t been studying very hard lately.
Has he been sleeping well recently?
Sheila has been reading a lot lately.
PRI RABI STATIČNIH GLAGOLOV
(stative verbs, seznam spodaj)
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
ČASA NE MOREMO UPORABITI.
V TEM PRIMERU UPORABIMO
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE ČAS.
They have known each other for years.
Have they disagreed on these issuies?
Sarah hasn’t loved him for a while now.
We have been married since 2012.
Has Ben owed him money for a long time?
My son has promised a lot of things lately.