Present Perfect or Present Perfect Continuous

Present Perfect or Present Perfect Continuous

There is often very little difference between the simple present perfect tense and the present perfect continuous tense. In many cases, both are equally acceptable.

When we want to emphasize the action, we use the continuous form.

When we want to emphasize the result of the action, we use the simple form.

Look at these examples to see the contrast.

If an action is finished and you can see the results, use the continuous form.

If you use the words ‘ever’ or ‘never’, use the simple form.

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