060. I have been…


->something started in the past and has continued up until now


I have been learning English for almost ten years.

I have been living here for thirty years.

Where have you been? We have been looking for you everywhere.


A: What’s the matter? You look so tired lately.

B: I haven’t been sleeping very well these past few nights.

A: Why not?

B: I’ve been worried about my financial troubles and when I try to go to bed I can’t sleep.

A: Why don’t you try reading before you go to bed? Maybe that will make you tired.

B: I’ve tried that but it doesn’t work. I end up reading books about money.