present perfect continuous question

present perfect continuous question

Point 31 in the category of PAST:

present perfect continuous: QUESTIONS with a limited range of verbs.


PELIC STUDENT:

What have you been doing?

Arabic male, Level 4 grammar class.


An iWeb search for:

have|has _P been _VVG

1 HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING 1224
2 HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING 1218
3 HAVE YOU BEEN USING 914
4 HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING 667
5 HAVE YOU BEEN THINKING 659
6 HAVE YOU BEEN SEARCHING 434
7 HAVE YOU BEEN FOLLOWING 405
8 HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING 353
9 HAVE YOU BEEN TRYING 342
10 HAVE YOU BEEN WONDERING 309
11 HAVE YOU BEEN TAKING 304
12 HAVE YOU BEEN READING 303
13 HAVE YOU BEEN LIVING 299
14 HAVE YOU BEEN FEELING 232
15 HAVE YOU BEEN WAITING 222
16 HAVE YOU BEEN MAKING 215
17 HAVE YOU BEEN WANTING 209
18 HAVE YOU BEEN GETTING 199
19 HAVE YOU BEEN LISTENING 195
20 HAVE YOU BEEN DRINKING 190
21 HAVE YOU BEEN KEEPING 186
22 HAVE YOU BEEN PAYING 183
23 HAVE YOU BEEN EATING 174
24 HAVE YOU BEEN RUNNING 172
25 HAVE YOU BEEN DREAMING 161
26 HAVE YOU BEEN BLOGGING 152
27 HAVE YOU BEEN HIDING 149
28 HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING 142
29 HAVE YOU BEEN WRITING 134
30 HAVE YOU BEEN STRUGGLING 131
31 HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING 124
32 HAVE YOU BEEN ENJOYING 123
33 HAVE YOU BEEN PUTTING 122
34 HAVE YOU BEEN SEEING 115
35 HAVE YOU BEEN TEACHING 109
36 HAS IT BEEN GOING 104
37 HAVE YOU BEEN TALKING 98
38 HAS IT BEEN WORKING 96
39 HAVE YOU BEEN GOING 95
40 HAVE YOU BEEN TRAINING 94
41 HAVE YOU BEEN HEARING 93
42 HAVE YOU BEEN DRIVING 85
43 HAVE I BEEN MISSING 83
44 HAVE YOU BEEN WEARING 81
45 HAVE YOU BEEN RIDING 78
46 HAVE YOU BEEN SPENDING 75
47 HAVE YOU BEEN SMOKING 74
48 HAVE YOU BEEN SHOOTING 70
49 HAVE YOU BEEN STUDYING 63
50 HAVE YOU BEEN FEEDING 58
51 HAVE YOU BEEN FINDING 57
52 HAVE YOU BEEN PLANNING 57
53 HAVE I BEEN LIVING 56
54 HAVE YOU BEEN SITTING 56
55 HAVE YOU BEEN HOLDING 54
56 HAVE YOU BEEN GIVING 52
57 HAVE YOU BEEN MEANING 50
58 HAVE THEY BEEN WORKING 49
59 HAVE YOU BEEN CONSIDERING 48
60 HAVE YOU BEEN DESIGNING 48
61 HAVE YOU BEEN DEALING 45
62 HAVE YOU BEEN LONGING 42
63 HAVE YOU BEEN SHOPPING 42
64 HAVE YOU BEEN PREPARING 40
65 HAVE YOU BEEN TELLING 39
66 HAVE YOU BEEN NOTICING 37
67 HAVE YOU BEEN SELLING 37
68 HAVE YOU BEEN COACHING 36
69 HAVE YOU BEEN ASKING 35
70 HAVE YOU BEEN STANDING 35
71 HAVE I BEEN USING 34
72 HAVE YOU BEEN DATING 34
73 HAVE YOU BEEN CREATING 34
74 HAVE WE BEEN WAITING 33
75 HAVE YOU BEEN ITCHING 33
76 HAVE YOU BEEN LEARNING 33
77 HAVE YOU BEEN PHOTOGRAPHING 33
78 HAVE YOU BEEN COMING 32
79 HAVE YOU BEEN CRAVING 31
80 HAVE YOU BEEN PERFORMING 31
81 HAVE YOU BEEN CHECKING 30
82 HAVE YOU BEEN AVOIDING 30
83 HAVE I BEEN WAITING 29
84 HAVE YOU BEEN ATTENDING 28
85 HAVE YOU BEEN EYEING 28
86 HAVE YOU BEEN MISSING 28
87 HAVE YOU BEEN COLLECTING 27
88 HAS IT BEEN RUNNING 27
89 HAVE YOU BEEN DRAWING 26
90 HAVE YOU BEEN BUYING 26
91 HAVE YOU BEEN BUILDING 26
92 HAVE YOU BEEN PAINTING 26
93 HAVE YOU BEEN TRAVELING 25
94 HAVE I BEEN THINKING 24
95 HAVE YOU BEEN FIGHTING 24
96 HAVE YOU BEEN SAVING 24
97 HAVE YOU BEEN FOCUSING 23
98 HAVE YOU BEEN DYING 23
99 HAVE YOU BEEN COOKING 23
100 HAVE YOU BEEN SEWING 23


A2:
building, checking, collecting, dreaming, following, holding, keeping, meaning, missing, preparing, saving, selling, spending, standing, trying
B1:
attending, avoiding, blogging, considering, creating, dating, designing, experiencing, feeding, fighting, hiding, noticing, performing, planning, searching, sewing, shooting, training, wondering
B2:
coaching, focusing, itching, photographing, struggling
C2:
craving, longing


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