Negations in Present Perfect Progressive – Exercise

Task

Put in the verbs in Present Perfect Progressive and form negative sentences.

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Example:

Stella   tennis for half an hour now. (not/to play)

Answer:

Stella has not been playing tennis for half an hour now. or
Stella hasn't been playing tennis for half an hour now. or
Stella's not been playing tennis for half an hour now.

  1. Carl to the teacher for the last ten minutes. (not/to listen)
  2. The students to learn the new words. (not/to try)
  3. Kim crossword puzzles. (not/to do)
  4. The teachers in the sun. (not/to lie)
  5. I in the last lesson. (not/to sleep)
  6. The doctor the patients. (not/to examine)
  7. They out loud. (not/to laugh)
  8. We the whole evening. (not/to phone)
  9. My father dinner. (not/to prepare)
  10. Zack the whole evening. (not/to dance)