Present Perfect Progressive

Fill in the verbs in the present perfect progressive. Then put in "for" or "since".


1. Susan: This weather! It ______________ (snow) without a break ________ (for/since) lunch time. Let´s hope it will stop this evening.

2. Tom: This is hopeless! We ________________ (look) for a place to park the car ______ (for/since) half an hour.

3. Richard: The path is so steep here! I would like to go home now. We ________________ (climb) ________ (for/since) nearly three hours.

4. Emily: This meal was good! But let´s go back to work now. We ______________ (sit) here ________ (since/for) twelve o´clock.

5. Steven: Yes, I agree, we should go now. I ________________(watch) the weather _______ (for/since) a while now, and I think, it´s getting worse.

6. Kelly: Let´s hurry then. Those clouds over there ________ (get) darker ______ (for/since) some time now.

 

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answers:

1. Susan: This weather! It has been raining without a break since lunch time. Let´s hope it will stop this evening.

2. Tom: This is hopeless! We have been looking for a place to park the car for half an hour.

3. Richard: The path is so steep here! I would like to go home now. We have been climbing for nearly three hours.

4. Emily: This meal was good! But let´s go back to work now. We have been sitting here since twelve o´clock.

5. Steven: Yes, I agree, we should go now. I have been watching the weather for a while now, and I think, it´s getting worse.

6. Kelly: Let´s hurry then. Those clouds over there have been getting darker for some time now.

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