has been vs have been


- both used in present perfect continuous tense (to show an action that started in the past and is still happening at the time of speaking)

has been - use when the subject is singular

for example: She has been painting the room since I woke up in the morning.

have been - use when the subject is plural

for example: They have been running the oval for an hour.

You can get more information and tips on verb tenses at http://www.slideshare.net/stephlowe91/ielts-training-verb-tenses.




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