Present Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi – Learn Use of (Since/For), and W-H Word Examples

Do you want to learn completely about Present Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi and English? Here you will know the meaning, rule of making tense, formula, complete structure, exercises, sentences, active and passive voice, tense identification, and use of tense, WH question examples, use of For & Since, video tutorials, and more examples in pdf form for practice. We also provide some tips that help to make your grip of tenses stronger.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi Definition

Present Perfect Continuous Tense is a verb tense that is used to describe the present situation which is incomplete and includes a progressive action. In easy words, it shows an action that is continuing up until now. This tense can be used to describe an unfinished time period from the up until the present. Let’s take a look at an example sentence for this tense:

  • I have been studying for 2 hours.
  • We have been watching movie since 8pm.
  • Sam has been riding a bike for 2 hours.
  • They have been talking for last 5 hours.
  • I have been playing cricket since 2011.

Rules

To create a present perfect continuous sentence we use the helping verb (has/have been), 1st form of the verb with “ing”, and (Since/for) for time reference. See below the formula for full understanding.

Formula

The simple formula of making present perfect continuous tense in Hindi includes “Subject” at the start, helping verb (has been/have been), then add “1st form of the verb with ing”, now add “Object” and “Since/For” at last to complete the sentence.

Formula = Subject + has/have been + (Verb 1st form + ing) + Object + Since/For

Use of (Since/For) in Present Perfect Continuous

Use of For:

For is used when we talk about an amount or period of time. It may be seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, or even years.

Use of Since:

Since is used when we want to tell an exact or specific point of time. It may be, last Friday, 2012, or last night.

Structure

We are going to read the structure of the present perfect continuous tense in Hindi that includes the affirmative sentence, negative, interrogative, and interrogative – negative, with formulas and examples.

Affirmative/Simple

For making a simple sentence of present perfect continuous tense in Hindi. Put “Subject” at the beginning, next add helping verb “has/have been”, and now add “1st form of the verb with (ing)”, at the end you have to add “Object” and “Since/For” to complete the sentence. Let’s see the formula and examples below

Formula = Subject + has/have been + (Verb 1st form + ing) + Object + Since/For

Present Perfect Continuous Tense Simple Examples in Hindi & English:
In EnglishIn Hindi
I have been reading novels for 3 hours.मैं 3 घंटे से उपन्यास पढ़ रहा हूं।
We have been watching the movie since 8 pm.हम रात 8 बजे से फिल्म देख रहे हैं।
Sam has been working in the office since morning.सैम सुबह से ऑफिस में काम कर रहा है।
She has been walking for 2 hours.वह 2 घंटे से चल रही है।
We have been living in America since 1986.हम 1986 से अमेरिका में रह रहे हैं।
It has been raining since 4’o clock.सुबह 4 बजे से बारिश हो रही है।
Jack has been suffering from fever since midnight.जैक आधी रात से बुखार से पीड़ित है।
Students have been playing cricket in the school for 3 hours.छात्र 3 घंटे से स्कूल में क्रिकेट खेल रहे हैं।
He has been taking the lecture since morning.वह सुबह से लेक्चर ले रहा है।
Chris has been writing a story since evening.क्रिस शाम से कहानी लिख रहा है।
They have been finding the house for 2 hours.वे 2 घंटे से घर ढूंढ रहे हैं।
Police has been searching the culprit since last 2 years.पुलिस पिछले दो साल से आरोपी की तलाश कर रही है।
Olivia has been listening to music for 3 hours.ओलिविया 3 घंटे से संगीत सुन रही है।
Jessica has been traveling in different countries since 1998.जेसिका 1998 से अलग-अलग देशों की यात्रा कर रही हैं।
We have been singing classical songs since 2011.हम 2011 से शास्त्रीय गीत गा रहे हैं।
The writer has been writing poetry since 1944.लेखक 1944 से कविता लिख रहे हैं।
Paul has been working in an organization since 2009.पॉल 2009 से एक संगठन में काम कर रहे हैं।

Negative

In the making of a present perfect continuous negative sentence, we will use the same formula that we have used in an affirmative sentence. You have to just add “not” after the helping verb “has/have” and “been” at next. Read the formula below to get a clear idea.

Formula= Formula = Subject + has/have + not + been + (Verb 1st form + ing) + Object + Since/For

Present Perfect Continuous Tense Negative Examples in Hindi & English:
In EnglishIn Hindi
I have not been reading novels for 3 hours.मैं 3 घंटे से उपन्यास नहीं पढ़ रहा हूँ।
We have not been watching the movie since 8 pm.हम रात 8 बजे से फिल्म नहीं देख रहे हैं।
Sam has not been working in the office since morning.सैम सुबह से ऑफिस में काम नहीं कर रहा है।
She has not been walking for 2 hours.वह 2 घंटे से नहीं चल रही है।
We have not been living in America since 1986.हम 1986 से अमेरिका में नहीं रह रहे हैं।
It has not been raining since 4’o clock.4 बजे से बारिश नहीं हो रही है।
Jack has not been suffering from fever since midnight.जैक आधी रात से बुखार से पीड़ित नहीं है।
Students have not been playing cricket in the school for 3 hours.विद्यार्थी 3 घंटे से विद्यालय में क्रिकेट नहीं खेल रहे हैं।
He has not been taking the lecture since morning.वह सुबह से व्याख्यान नहीं ले रहा है।
Chris has not been writing a story since evening.क्रिस शाम से कहानी नहीं लिख रहा है।
They have not been finding the house for 2 hours.उन्हें 2 घंटे से घर नहीं मिल रहा है।
Police has not been searching the culprit since last 2 years.पुलिस पिछले दो साल से आरोपी की तलाश नहीं कर रही है।
Olivia has not been listening to music for 3 hours.ओलिविया 3 घंटे से संगीत नहीं सुन रही है।
Jessica has not been traveling in different countries since 1998.जेसिका 1998 से अलग-अलग देशों की यात्रा नहीं कर रही हैं।
We have not been singing classical songs since 2011.हम 2011 से शास्त्रीय गीत नहीं गा रहे हैं।
The writer has not been writing poetry since 1944.लेखक 1944 से कविता नहीं लिख रहे हैं।
Paul has not been working in an organization since 2009.पॉल 2009 से किसी संगठन में काम नहीं कर रहा है।

Interrogative

In case of creating an interrogative of present perfect continuous, we have to do some changes. Put the helping verb “has/have” at the start of a sentence, now add “Subject” and “been”, at next you have to add “1st form of the verb with (ing)”, then put “Object” and “Since/For” with a question mark “?” to complete sentence. For better understandings, we have given the formula and examples below.

Formula= Has/Have + Subject + been + (Verb 1st form + ing) + Object + Since/For +?

Present Perfect Continuous Tense Interrogative Examples in Hindi & English:
In EnglishIn Hindi
Have I been reading a novel for 3 hours?क्या मैं 3 घंटे से उपन्यास पढ़ रहा हूँ?
Have we been watching the movie since 8 pm?क्या हम रात 8 बजे से मूवी देख रहे हैं?
Has Sam been working in the office since morning?क्या सैम सुबह से ऑफिस में काम कर रहा है?
Has she been walking for 2 hours?क्या वह 2 घंटे से चल रही है?
Have we been living in America since 1986?क्या हम 1986 से अमेरिका में रह रहे हैं?
Has it been raining since 4’o clock?क्या 4 बजे से बारिश हो रही है?
Has Jack been suffering from fever since midnight?क्या जैक आधी रात से बुखार से पीड़ित है?
Have students been playing cricket in the school for 3 hours?क्या विद्यार्थी 3 घंटे से विद्यालय में क्रिकेट खेल रहे हैं?
Has he been taking the lecture since morning?क्या वह सुबह से लेक्चर ले रहा है?
Has Chris been writing a story since evening?क्या क्रिस शाम से कहानी लिख रहा है?
Have they been finding the house for 2 hours?क्या वे 2 घंटे से घर ढूंढ रहे हैं?
Has police been searching the culprit since last 2 years?क्या पुलिस पिछले 2 साल से अपराधी की तलाश कर रही है?
Has Olivia been listening to the music for 3 hours?क्या ओलिविया 3 घंटे से संगीत सुन रही है?
Has Jessica been traveling in different countries since 1998?क्या जेसिका 1998 से विभिन्न देशों में यात्रा कर रही हैं?
Have we been singing classical songs since 2011?क्या हम 2011 से शास्त्रीय गीत गा रहे हैं?
Has the writer been writing poetry since 1944?क्या लेखक 1944 से कविता लिख रहे हैं?
Has Paul been working in an organization since 2009?क्या पॉल 2009 से किसी संगठन में काम कर रहा है?

Interrogative – Negative

It is much easy to make an interrogative negative sentence of the present perfect continuous tense in Hindi and English. We will take the same formula that is used in making simple interrogative. There is just a need of adding “not” after “Subject” and before “been”. Take a look at the formula given below to have a clear idea.

Formula= Has/Have + Subject + not + been + (Verb 1st form + ing) + Object + Since/For +?

Present Perfect Continuous Tense Interrogative – Negative Examples in Hindi & English:
In EnglishIn Hindi
Have I not been reading a novel for 3 hours?क्या मैं 3 घंटे से उपन्यास नहीं पढ़ रहा हूँ?
Have we not been watching movies since 8 pm?क्या हम रात 8 बजे से फिल्म नहीं देख रहे हैं?
Has Sam not been working in the office since morning?क्या सैम सुबह से ऑफिस में काम नहीं कर रहा है?
Has she not been walking for 2 hours?क्या वह 2 घंटे से नहीं चल रही है?
Have we not been living in America since 1986?क्या हम 1986 से अमेरिका में नहीं रह रहे हैं?
Has it not been raining since 4’o clock?क्या 4 बजे से बारिश नहीं हो रही है?
Has Jack not been suffering from fever since midnight?क्या जैक आधी रात से बुखार से पीड़ित नहीं है?
Have students not been playing cricket in the school for 3 hours?क्या विद्यार्थी 3 घंटे से विद्यालय में क्रिकेट नहीं खेल रहे हैं?
Has he not been taking the lecture since morning?क्या वह सुबह से व्याख्यान नहीं ले रहा है?
Has Chris not been writing a story since evening?क्या क्रिस शाम से कहानी नहीं लिख रहा है?
Have they not been finding the house for 2 hours?क्या उन्हें 2 घंटे से घर नहीं मिल रहा है?
Has police not been searching the culprit since last 2 years?क्या पुलिस पिछले 2 साल से अपराधी की तलाश नहीं कर रही है?
Has Olivia not been listening to music for 3 hours?क्या ओलिविया 3 घंटे से संगीत नहीं सुन रही है?
Has Jessica not been traveling in different countries since 1998?क्या जेसिका 1998 से अलग-अलग देशों में यात्रा नहीं कर रही हैं?
Have we not been singing classical songs since 2011?क्या हम 2011 से शास्त्रीय गीत नहीं गा रहे हैं?
Has the writer not been writing poetry since 1944?क्या लेखक 1944 से कविता नहीं लिख रहा है?
Has Paul not been working in an organization since 2009?क्या पॉल 2009 से किसी संगठन में काम नहीं कर रहा है?

How to Recognize Present Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi?

Whenever you see a sentence that contains the helping verb “has/have” with the word “been”, if it is using “1st form of the verb” with “ing”, and time reference “since/for” then it will be present perfect continuous. This is the best way to the identification of a sentence easily.

Conclusion

Have you enjoyed reading our blog about the Present Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi? We hope that you now have a deeper understanding of this tense and that you will be able to use it in your writing with ease. To practice and learn more, we recommend you to do practice daily and also try given exercises that help you to grasp the concept. If you have any questions regarding this topic, please reach us at any time.

Also Read: Present Perfect Tense in Hindi

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