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Present Perfect Continuous & Past Perfect Continuous

Upper Intermediate

Look at these sentences which use present perfect continuous and past perfect continuous. There are four correct sentences and four errors. Find the errors and correct them.

1. I'd been working for a very bad company when I met my present boss, who offered me this job.

2. Don, sit down and relax! You've been working like crazy for eight hours.

3. Mary has visited Russia six times already. She has a real affinity for the country.

4. In 1975, after seven years in prison, Carson left and started a new life.

5. Why do your eyes look so tired? Have you been watching TV without your glasses again?

6. Diana is a nurse at the local children's hospital. She looks after sick kids.

7. I've been saying it for years - young criminals should go back to school and get a proper education!

8. We ran like crazy for five blocks, but when we got to the train station, the express to New York had already left.

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