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Present Perfect tense - of verb 'TO BE' = Have Been

I have been a secretary for ten years / since 1993
You have been a truck driver for 6 months / since 2002
He / She / HAS been a doctor for a long time / since he/she graduated from university
We have been in the army for 10 years / since we graduated high school in 1990
You {plural} have been loyal workers for many years / since we began this company
They have been journalists for a long time / since they arrived in Canada

Present Perfect Continuous [progressive] tense - of verb 'TO LIVE'

see Explanation: For or Since?

see Quiz: For or Since?

I have been living here for ten years / since 1993
You have been living here for 6 months / since 2002
He / She / HAS been living here for a long time / since he/she graduated from university
We have been living here for 10 years / since we moved from Toronto in 1990
Have you {plural} been living here all your life? / for many years? / since you left New York?
They have been living here for a long time / since they arrived in Canada / since 1994

PRESENT SIMPLE -VERB TO BE

see: Present Perfect tense

Present Perfect tense - of verb 'TO Live / To Eat' To Eat - See Irregular Verbs

I have / [Have I ...?] lived / eaten here for ten years / since 1993
You have [Have you ...?] lived /eaten here for 6 months / since 2002
He / She / HAS [HAS she/he..?] lived / eaten here for a long time / since he / she graduated from university
We have [[Have we...?] lived / eaten here for 10 years / since we moved from Toronto in 1990
Have you {plural} lived / eaten here all your life? / for many years? / since you left New York?
They have [Have they...?] lived / eaten here for a long time / since they arrived in Canada / since 1994