present perfect continuous

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present perfect continuous (uncountable)

Examples (grammar)

I have been working in this bank all my life.

  1. (grammar) A tense that expresses an unbroken action continuing at the present time, started in the recent past. In English it is formed by using have been with a present participle.

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